The same day, in nearby Swat, another Pakistani child, 14 year old Malala Yousafzai, was gunned down by the Pakistani Taliban because she was an advocate of education for girls. They stopped her school bus, asked for ...
(Malālah Yūsafzay, born 12 July 1997) is a Pakistani school student and education activist from the town of Mingora in the Swat District of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. She is known for her education and women's rights activism in the Swat Valley, where the Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. In early 2009, at the age of , Yousafzai wrote a blog under a pseudonym for the BBC detailing her life under Taliban rule, their attempts to take control of the valley, and her views on promoting education for girls. The following summer, a New York Times documentary was filmed about her life as the Pakistani military intervened in the region, culminating in the Second Battle of Swat. Yousafzai began to rise in prominence, giving interviews in print and on television and taking a position as chairperson of the District Child Assembly Swat. She has since been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize by Desmond Tutu and has won Pakistan's first National Youth Peace Prize. A number of prominent individuals, including the Canadian Prime Minister, are supporting a petition to nominate Yousafzai for the Nobel Peace Prize.
[Channel 4 News] - Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old student activist, left Islamabad amid tight security this morning for treatment at a British hospital. She departed the Pakistani capital aboard a specially equipped air ambulance provided by the government of the UAE.
[Metro] - The controversy queen, who has come under fire for brandishing guns throughout her MDNA tour, made her latest blunder as she spoke to her LA audience about the gunning down of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot twice on her school bus for writing a blog
[News Tribe] - Dubai: Pakistan's Ambassador to United Arab Emirates (UAE) Jamil Ahmed Khan has said that an air-ambulance and a team of expert doctors are ready to go to Pakistan to shift Malala Yousafzai — a schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban — to the UAE
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[BBCIndonesia.com] - Malala Yousafzai, 14 tahun, dianggap sebagai pahlawan hak anak setempat karena berani menyuarakan tuntutan seorang bocah perempuan ditengah konflik bersenjata di negerinya. Malal kini dirawat di sebuah rumah sakit tentara di Rawalpindi dimana
[BBC Tiếng Việt] - Malala Yousafzai, một cô bé vận động cho quyền của trẻ em gái, được tin đang ở trong tình trạng sức khỏe ổn định sau khi mổ. Vụ tấn công đã gây ra sự phẫn nộ trong nhiều người Pakistan những người đã tập trung tại một số thành phố để biểu tình chống
[BBCIndonesia.com] - Pria bersenjata menyerang Malala Yousafzai dan menembak dua anak perempuan lain saat mereka pulang sekolah Selasa (09/10). Kejadian ini memicu kecaman dari pihak internasional. Kelompok militan mengatakan Malala menjadi sasaran karena "ia
This week's Hero of the Week Award goes to 14 year old Pakistani Schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai. Occasionally, we struggle to find someone to be the recipient of our Hero of the Week Award; sometimes the award goes to a ...
Malala Yousafzai is now in critical condition and yet the Taliban have vowed to kill her anyway. A 15-year-old girl who was wounded alongside Ms. Yousafzai described how easily the Taliban had been able to attack the ...