Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was sentenced to death in 2002 for the killing of Pearl, but his conviction has recently been overturned, and is now being re-examined by the appeals courts.
In March, the Sindh Province’s high court in Karachi overturned the murder conviction of the man sentenced to death for masterminding the kidnapping and beheading in 2002.
"We're 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 terrorism."
Pearl, 38, was investigating Islamist militants in Karachi after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States when he was kidnapped in January 2002.
Pearl said that his life experience and the rise of “Zionophobic” racism in academia had made it “necessary” for him to take a stand.
"This sad happening at NYU unveils the power of ignorance in the electronic age," he wrote on Twitter.
Terrorist also suspect in assassination attempt against former president Musharra.
Finally, let us remind the Arab world that the UN voted for two states, not for a Jewish state only.
A rare warning by a Pakistani intelligence chief posits that the Middle East-based militant group, Islamic State, posed a domestic threat.