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TV channel warned over anti-Malala hate speech

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ISLAMABAD – Country’s TV regulator on Friday censured a leading news channel for airing “hate speech” against Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and her family, warning that accusations of blasphemy could endanger lives. Malala, who moved to England after being shot in the head by the Taliban, is both admired and hated in her […]

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Education is right, not privilege, Malala tells UN

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UNITED NATIONS: Accompanied by 193 children holding lanterns, Malala Yusufzai persuaded leaders from across the world to promise that every child would have the right to safe, free and quality education. “Education is not a privilege, education is a right,” Malala told world leaders at the opening session of the 2030 sustainable development summit. Prime […]

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Books not bullets: Malala opens school for Syrian refugee girls

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BEKAA VALLEY: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, celebrated her 18th birthday in Lebanon on Sunday by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls and called on world leaders to invest in “books not bullets”. “I decided to be in Lebanon because I believe that the voices of the Syrian refugees […]

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Cross-border relations: ‘We are fighting the same battle for human rights’

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KARACHI: Vibhuti Narian Rai, a novelist, and Vandana Misra, a poet and the general-secretary of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties, came to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan’s office to discuss the condition of human rights in both the countries. “It is relatively easier to work for human rights in India than it is […]

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Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi lauds Malala’s struggle

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ABU DHABI: General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received here on Monday Malala Yousufzai, the brave girl who was shot in 2012 in the head for advocating the cause of girls’ education in Swat. Malala, along with members of her […]

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Malala honoured in US

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NEW YORK: Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin were on Monday honoured at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum with the 2013 Reflections of Hope Award for their resilient leadership in support of women’s right to education. “Today I have been given the Reflections of Hope Award, and it’s an honour for me. It’s […]

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Malala is now a ‘daughter of the United Nations’

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UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani education activist, ‘a daughter of the United Nations’ when he spoke to her on Friday to mark the 1,000-day milestone in the run-up to a Millennium Development Goal to reduce poverty by the end of 2015. In a Skype conversation from Madrid, where the […]

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Film on Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai to be shot in Kanpur?

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If everything goes as per plan, then parts of Amjad Khan’s film on teenage Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, will be shot in Kanpur, reports TNN. The filmmaker, who had a fatwa issued against him for his film Le Gaya Saddam, will be in the city soon to seek permissions for the shoot. Confirming the […]

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Malala resumes schooling

LONDON: Malala Yousufzai returned to school on Tuesday for the first time since she was shot in the head by militants in October for campaigning for girls’ education. The 15-year-old said she had “achieved her dream” and was looking forward to meeting new friends at the independent Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, central […]

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Malala, Bill Clinton among Nobel peace prize nominees

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OSLO: The Norwegian Nobel Committee says a record 259 nominations have been received for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, with publicly disclosed candidates including Malala Yousufzai and a US soldier accused of leaking classified material to WikiLeaks. The secretive committee doesn’t reveal who has been nominated, but those with nomination rights sometimes announce their picks. […]

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