1/NEWS🚨via Newton Public Schools, Mass.: "A disturbing, serious + painful matter happened on Jan. 29 at Brown Middle School that is really important for our community to understand + be aware of what took place." Read⬇️to learn what's 'disturbing' today
2/"One of our terrific staff members of color, who has done amazing work preparing for black history month, working with students for several years + supporting staff in our anti-racism work has received in his mailbox something written that said in stickers and capitals 'ALM,'..
3/Newton Public Schools, Mass.: "...which stands for “All Lives Matter.” To be clear, that is a direct attack on a staff member who’s doing terrific work, who supports our antiracism work, and an attack on Black Lives Matter and our whole community in the values we hold dear..."
4/Superintendent of Newton Public Schools, Mass.: "The Newton Police were notified immediately and are investigating."
5/Newton Public Schools: "Brown [Middle School] principal, Kimberly Lysaght, is outraged + shared details with the community, the staff and brought in our director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Kathy Lopes, to work on healing with the Brown staff and the Brown community."
6/Superintendent of Newton Public Schools, Mass.: "It was shared with the students last Thursday + obviously we’ve got a lot of work to do as a community if one of our leaders in our anti-racism work can’t feel safe as he works on important School Committee and district goals."
7/Superintendent of Newton Public Schools, Mass.: "We are obviously doing what we can to support this staff member who feels a lot of pain and is really frightened and feels directly attacked."
8/Superintendent of Newton Public Schools, Mass.: "We stand with the Brown [Middle School] community. This is a reminder that this kind of hate doesn't just happen in other communities but can happen here in our city and our school district.”

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31 Jan
BREAKING. Danny's valiant parents Ruth + @YudaPearl will file a "review" of the shocking Supreme Court ruling freeing Omar Sheikh+3. Their statement⬇️The 4 men are NOT yet free. Call your lawmakers in Pakistan, the US, the world to support Danny's parents. #JusticeForDanielPearl
2/Ruth+ @yudapearl: "The Pearl family intends to file a review petition against the illegal and unjust majority decision of the Supreme Court of Pakistan to ensure that Ahmed Omer Sheikh and his coconspirators are brought to justice for the kidnapping and murder of Daniel Pearl."
3/Ruth+ @yudapearl: "It is beyond belief that Ahmed Omar Sheikh--who, after 18 years of lies, had finally admitted in a handwritten letter to the court his role in the kidnapping for ransom of Daniel Pearl--has been given a clean slate and let loose once again upon the world..."
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29 Jan
BREAKING. Sindh govt filed 3 appeals to unjust ruling by 3 judges of the Pakistan Supreme Court to free Omar Sheikh + 3 coconspirators. Will it keep them in jail?

Reported by journalists carrying Danny’s torch @HasnaatMalik @ArfeenSyyed @AnasMallick @JanjuaHaroon

1 appeal👇🏽 Image
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28 Jan

2-1 The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ruled to free Omar Sheikh, Fahad Naseem, Salman Saqib and Sheikh Adil in Danny Pearl’s kidnapping and murder.

Will America move to extradite Omar Sheikh? @POTUS @TheJusticeDept @State_SCA @GovChristie @jaketapper
I’m in shock. What a betrayal. How could you let this this happen on your watch @ImranKhanPTI? First Danny Pearl is murdered on your soil. And now justice is slain.

How can this be @sufisal?
world, please must help us
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29 Dec 20
If Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh is freed by a Pakistani court, he must face American justice. And it shouldn’t be up to the family of one of his victims to demand it, writes @GovChristie wsj.com/articles/extra… via @WSJ
2/ @GovChristie makes a critical argument: The US indicted Omar Sheikh for Danny Pearl's 2002 kidnapping AND the 1994 kidnapping of a US tourist Bela Nuss in India. Christie was there and says: he faces the DEATH PENALTY in America. nbcnews.com/id/wbna3067249
3/ Writes @GovChristie @WSJopinion: "I was sworn in as U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey on Jan. 17, 2002. Six days later, Daniel Pearl, South Asia bureau chief for The @WSJ, was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan."
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28 Dec 20
Here is looking at you @TJAlumniAG @FairfaxNAACP @Keys_Gamarra @Ricardy4Mason @tjpartnership @TJAnnB @FCPSSupt @VASecofEdu @GovernorVA.

You stoked fake Twitter mobs calling Brown + Black families at TJHSST "segregationists." "racist," "toxic" and "pay-to-play" cheaters. #Shame
Thank you @SarahTheHaider for being a champion for our school and its kids. They are amazing, amazing kids. And it's broken my heart this year to see them used as the scapegoats for years of failures by all of the groups who have stoked the woke agitation against our school.
Before COVID, I did hall monitor duty on Mondays when teachers would be in collab meetings. The kids? They'd congregate on the floors of places like Gandhi Commons. Their greatest infraction? Maybe skipping down the hall. They don't skip out of school. They are GOOD KIDS.
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27 Dec 20
BREAKING via ⁦@HasnaatMalik⁩: “The Sindh High Court on Dec 24 ordered the Sindh govt to...release the 4 men accused of kidnapping + murdering...Daniel Pearl. HOWEVER, the provincial govt will not release these men in view of a Supreme Court order.” tribune.com.pk/story/2277601/…
Reports @HasnaatMalik: “Sources told The @ExpressTribune that the PPP led Sindh government believes that the Supreme Court’s September 28 order with regard to Daniel Pearl case accused is still in the field.”
From @HasnaatMalik: “A three-judge bench led by Justice Mushir Alam on September 28 noted that till the next date of hearing, the respondents – Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, Fahad Nasim Ahmed, Syed Salman Saqib and Sheikh Adil – shall not be released.”
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