November 22, 2017

Pakistani Teen Shot in Head Has Long Road Ahead

Malala Yousufzai

Malala Yousufzai, 14, and two of her classmates were shot at close range by Taliban members last week on their way home from school.  Malala’s crime?  She is a fervent supporter of giving girls in her homeland an education.

Though Malala has brought much of the country together in her defense, T. Kumar, director of International Advocacy for Amnesty International USA, told, “This shooting sends a chilling effect to anyone. If they [the Taliban] can shoot a young girl, then anyone can be a target.”  Read more

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