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Suspect’s sister apologizes for shooting of Malala

Source: Independent | Andrew Buncombe The sister of a man suspected of being involved in the shooting of the Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai has apologised for the attack, saying her brother has brought shame upon the family. In an… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan #Taliban: agent or victim?

  Afiya Shehrbano Zia [1] 24 October 2012, opendemocracy.net In their attempt to assassinate girl-activist, Malala Yousufzai, has the Taliban inadvertently rescued the narrative of violence against women? Just as in other patriarchal societies, violence against women (VAW) in Pakistan is endemic… Continue Reading →

Pakistani-American Raps For #Malala Yousafzai #spokenword #poetry #vaw #Taliban

A man holds a candle next a picture of Malala Yousufzai at a school in Lahore. (Photo: REUTERS/Mohsin Raza) By- Suka Kalantari,  at the  theworld.org The day after 14-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the… Continue Reading →

Attack on Malala Yousafzai strengthens resolve of Pakistani schoolgirls- #VAW #gender #justice #taliban

Students say Taliban are mistaken if they think they can scare girls away from school. Khabar Wire Service October 19, 2012   Militants who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai have strengthened the resolve of schoolgirls to attend school, her friends… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan Police Name Suspect in #Malala Yousafzai Shooting

by Jahanzeb Aslam Oct 18, 2012 2:18 PM EDT, Thedailybeast.com Pakistan authorities announced that a suspected Taliban member named Ataullah—who had been detained and released by the Army in 2009—is thought to be behind the attack on the 14-year-old activist.   It’s… Continue Reading →

Malala and the death of female education in the Swat Valley #Mustwatch

This excellent 32-minute documentary captures some of the reality of the situation that Malala Fousafzai has faced in the Swat Valley, Pakisatan. The video shows Malala and her school master father as they deal with the threat and reality of violence from Taliban… Continue Reading →

Pakistani doctors remove bullet from girl shot by Taliban #vaw

By Jibran Ahmad | Reuters – 51 mins ago Enlarge PhotoHospital staff assists Malala Yousufzai, … PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistani surgeons removed a bullet on Wednesday from a 14-year-old girl shot by the Taliban for speaking out against the militants and promoting… Continue Reading →

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