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.”

About Chuck Norton

Political issue strategist and communications professional. I write about politics, education, economics, morality and philosophy.
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