A place for women

When Daniel Pearl was kidnapped by Muslim extremists, he and his wife, Mariane, were visiting his Wall Street Journal colleague Asra Nomani in Karachi, Pakistan. Nomani, an American Muslim of Indian ancestry, and Pearl, a Jew, were close friends. In the weeks following the kidnapping, Nomani’s house was command central in the search for Pearl, who was eventually beheaded, his execution videotaped and shown on the Internet.


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