Citizens rally after Taliban shoots Pakistani girl for her activism

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old who spoke up against the Taliban, remains in hospital after a she was shot by Taliban militants while riding a bus with classmates.

Doctors reported that they had successfully removed a bullet from the girl’s neck during a lengthy surgery Wednesday, but there was no further word on Yousafzai’s condition or on her chances at recovery.

Yousafzai first gained notoriety after she wrote a diary for the BBC’s Urdu service about her experience living under Taliban rule in Pakistan’s Swat district at a time when the repressive rulers forced girls’ schools to close. She later received the country’s first peace prize for her efforts.

The attack prompted citizens to take to the streets Wednesday, condemning the action. Schools in the Swat Valley were closed for the protests and other schoolchildren were urged to pray for Yousafzai’s recovery.

Despite the backlash, Taliban spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan took full responsibility for the attack, telling The Guardian: ”She was pro-west, she was speaking against Taliban and she was calling President Obama her ideal leader. She was young but she was promoting western culture in Pashtun areas.”

Pakistani women hold banners during a protest condemning the attack on schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The banner bottom right reads, " The Taliban is afraid of an unarmed girl." (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Pakistani women, hold banners during a protest condemning the attack on schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, in Islamabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. The banner in the top right reads, " The Taliban is afraid of an unarmed girl."(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

 




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Citizens rally after Taliban shoots Pakistani girl for her activism

  1. 12:52pm
    There are Taliban factions sponsored by the CIA and this bullet was from such a faction. The shooting was a psy-op (psychological operation) to facilitate a U.S. invasion of Pakistani territory which is a prelude to an occupation of and overt colonial rule over the subcontinent as a whole.

    The following is my 6-part comment on a column in New Indian Express. An hour later I found that 4 of the 6 parts had been deleted, leaving the comment with holes in logic, incomprehensible and worthless with all of the most important information removed. Only stupid niggers working for the United States such as the author of the column are allowed in the Indian media, confirming once again that only the simultaneous nuclear destruction of New Delhi, Washington and New York will change this situation:-

    newindianexpressDOTcom/opinion/article1287359.ece

    ‘RAW’s Trafficking Of Indian Children To Israel To Be Used As Food’ :
    RAWsTraffickingOfIndianChildrenDOTblogspotDOTcom

    • holy shit, how can you be so intuitive and so slanderous all at once. stupid niggers?? i think you missed the part of the lesson where it says we all originated from africa so technically we all have a little “nigger” blood. i was intrigued by where you were going with your statement untill i reached the shallow one sided portion.. the way you speak is as if … had you had a faction of your own you would be just as tyrannical in your executions. although you may have ment the ignorant by your afore mention slander “nigger” which i doubt because of the paradox or circular reasoning behind using stupid and nigger in the same statement . i say to you an old expression of our own.. you catch more flies with sugar than you do with shit.

  2. If you want horrors like this to become a daily event in Canada, just sit back and let the pro-immigration politicians and activists do their work. With every year of continued mass immigration, radical groups like the Taliban get closer and closer to having the numbers they need to make the rules here. Nobody is going to state on their immigration application that they are a supporter of the Taliban philosophy. Every politician that supports continued mass immigration is a de facto Taliban ally. No exceptions, no excuses.

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