Tag: Malala Yousafzai

Malala Attackers Get Life in Prison [VIDEO]

Ten people accused of attacking education activist Malala Yousafzai when she was just a schoolgirl in Pakistan have been sentenced to life in prison by an anti-terrorism court. The accused say the attack on Yousafzai and two others was ordered by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan commander Mullah Fazlullah.

Malala at Nobel: My Story Not Unique [VIDEO]

While speaking at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony Wednesday, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai said, “I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because it is not. It is the story of many girls.” Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for pushing for education rights for women. She was awarded…

Pakistan Arrests Militants Attackers Of Malala Yousafzai

According to Pakistan’s army, the group of Taliban militants who were behind the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in 2012 have been arrested. Until now, not a single person had been arrested. According to the army’s press officer, 10 attackers have been identified and arrested. Malala is now based in Britain, but is not able to…

Malala Yousafzai to become Canada’s sixth honorary citizen, joining Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama

Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for girls’ education and the target of a Taliban assassination attempt, will be made an honorary Canadian citizen. A senior government source confirms that Wednesday’s throne speech will confer the honour on the 16-year-old international figure. Yousafzai was shot in the head in her native Pakistan by the Taliban in October,…

US President Barack Obama Named TIME’s Person Of The Year

TIME magazine unveiled Barack Obama as the 2012 choice for its Person of the Year cover Wednesday. On Tuesday, the magazine’s short list for the cover was revealed. In addition to Obama, those choices included Marissa Mayer, Mohammed Morsi, undocumented Americans, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Malala Yousafzai, Tim Cook, and Higgs Boson and Italian physicist…