Appeal opens against acquittal of Briton convicted in Daniel Pearl killing – HEDGE accordingly

An appeal against the controversial acquittal of a British-born militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl opened at a Pakistani court on Tuesday.A Karachi court sparked outrage earlier this year when it overturned the 2002 murder conviction of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, and acquitted three other men connected to the case.Pearl’s parents and prosecutors lodged an appeal at Pakistan’s Supreme Court in May, putting the release of the four men on hold.”The case has finally opened, it will be decided whether they should be convicted or acquitted. The case is heading to a final …

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HEDGE accordingly