Thursday, October 11, 2012

Malala Yousufzai targeted for promoting girls' education

A teenage girl in Pakistan is recovering after being shot in the head by -- Taliban gunmen.
All for speaking out in support of education for girls doctors think she will pull through.
The Taliban has vowed to hunt her down and kill her if she lives.
When she was just eleven years old she apparently started a blog, with the BBC, where she could talk about the Taliban's atrocities and what her life has been like, as a result she now clings to life because -- Taliban gunman boarded her school bus and tried to kill her.
Now some schools have closed in Pakistan's swat valley to protest against the shooting of the fourteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai.

The girl, Malala Yousafzai, is a children's rights activist who blogged about life under the Taliban also known as Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) when it occupied her home district of Swat in 2009. She is known for her media appearances bringing attention to atrocities carried out by the militant group.

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