October 12, 2012

Attack on Girl Turns Pakistan Against Taliban

Kiran Nazish, Forbes

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When the Taliban attacked 14-year old activist Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday, there was little chance or hope that she could be saved. Two bullets; one in her neck and another in the head left severe wounds. Despite the severity of her injuries, the doctors worked all night to save her life.

 

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, who proudly took responsibility for their horrid attack, said pompously that if she survives, they will attack again. According to New York Times journalist Adam B. Ellick, her father and brothers have also been threatened by the Taliban with death.

 

“Malala was a fan of Obama and spoke against the Taliban,” was an excuse given by the Taliban, as Ehsanullah Ehsan, the Taliban spokesman commenting on shooting Malala said, “This was...

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