London church is 'shrine' to slain journalists

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posted on Feb, 28 2007 @ 01:01 AM
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London church is 'shrine' to slain journalists


Source Link: newsinfo.inquirer.net

LONDON -- In a tranquil church just yards from the London hubbub, a "journalists' altar" stands as tribute to reporters killed as far afield as Vietnam, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq.

They also include American Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded after he was kidnapped on January 23, 2002 by Islamist extremists while reporting in Pakistan.

Members of Pearl's family, who are Jewish, later the same year attended a memorial service for him at St. Bride's held by Meara and Mark Winer, the rabbi at the West London Synagogue of British Jews.

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