Malala will become just the sixth person to be granted honorary Canadian citizenship, following in the footsteps of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi and the Aga Khan
Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid told AFP the 16-year-old had done nothing to deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. "This award should be given to the real Muslims who are struggling for Islam. Malala is against Islam, she is secular."
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 England, where she is now living
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the central English city of Birmingham said the 15-year-old had undergone two operations on Saturday to insert a titanium plate into her skull and fit an electronic device in her ear
As the world prepared to mark "Malala Day" on Saturday, November 10, to support the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, security fears in her hometown meant her schoolmates could not honour her in public.
How could I begin to tell you how enraged I feel as a woman that in today’s world – for all its advancement and development – others insist on putting women at a disadvantage so they can be controlled and prevented from contributing positively to society?
The shooting of 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai on a school bus in the scenic Swat valley has been denounced worldwide and by the Pakistani authorities, who have offered a reward of more than $100,000 for the gunmen
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