• Ruth Pearl, Mother of Slain Journalist and Activist Daniel Pearl, Dies at 85

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Ruth Pearl, the mother of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl who later channeled her mourning into activism and cultural outreach, has died. She was 85.
    Pearl died at her Los Angeles home on July 20 after suffering from pulmonary difficulties, per the Los Angeles Times .
    An electrical engineer and computer analyst, Pearl and her husband Judea Pearl were thrust into the international spotlight in 2002 when Al-Qaeda extremists kidnapped their son Daniel while on assignment in Pakistan and executed him nine days later.
    Pearl and her husband were still advocating on their son's...
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