Radical Islamists Shoot 14 Year Old Girl for Speaking Out for Good Education: Educating Girls is Obscenity

14-year-old Malala Yousufzai

14-year-old Malala Yousufzai

Fox News:

A Taliban gunman walked up to a bus taking children home from school in Pakistan’s volatile Swat Valley on Tuesday and shot and wounded a 14-year-old activist known for championing the education of girls and publicizing atrocities committed by the Taliban, officials said.

The attack in the city of Mingora targeted 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai, who is widely respected for her work to promote the schooling of girls — something that the Taliban strongly opposes. She was nominated last year for the International Children’s Peace Prize.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, calling Malala’s work “obscenity.”

“This was a new chapter of obscenity, and we have to finish this chapter,” said Taliban spokesman Ahsanullah Ahsan by telephone. “We have carried out this attack.”

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About Chuck Norton

I write about politics, education, economics, morality and philosophy.
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