Daniel Pearl's parents move SC to reverse acquittals of four accusedArchive
The parents of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday to reverse a decision overturning the longstanding convictions of four men in the case.
The Sindh High Court (SHC) had last month acquitted the main accused, British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, and three other men convicted in Pearl's 2002 kidnapping and beheading.
“We have filed an appeal of this decision to the Pakistan Supreme Court,” Pearl's father, Judea Pearl, said in a video message.
“We are standing up for justice not only for our son but for all our dear friends in Pakistan so they can live in a society free of violence and terror and raise their children in peace and harmony.”