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Reactions to “This Is Danny Pearl’s Final Story”

Asra Nomani’s haunting tale resonated across the world.

Illustration by Piotr Lesniak.

Readers from around the world are diving into Asra Nomani’s new Washingtonian story, “This Is Danny Pearl’s Final Story,” which we published yesterday. In the one day the piece has been online, it’s garnered an overwhelming response, earning nearly 10,000 Facebook likes and attracting readers from more than 150 countries. Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has weighed in, as have Morris Davis, the former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo, scores of journalists—many of them former colleagues of Asra’s and Danny’s—and so many others. Below are some of the reactions to the story shared on Twitter. We hope you’ll share yours in the comments.