Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai shot by Taliban for promoting Western values is moved to secure military hospital as authorities offer 10million rupee reward for her attacker | Mail Online
Posted By shirley on October 12, 2012
I haven’t written on here for a few months. Life seems to have taken me down a few notches. Then the other day my daughter posted this story on her Facebook page. It infuriated me so much that I have to post this on this blog and hope that it is noticed. This young girl has true courage and has tried to make a difference in her world. My problems now seem so petty.
That a group of men would try and assassinate a 14 year old girl because she is promoting education for girls in her part of the world is an atrocity. These men can only be described as evil. They are not ignorant, they are not cultural, they are simply evil. I have no other words to describe such people. Please join in on protests and abhorrence for such evil deeds.
This is not a “Western” thing to want to have an education, this is an inalienable right.
A spokesman for the TTP told Pakistani newspaper The Express Tribune that Malala was shot because she was a ’secular-minded lady’ and that this should serve as a warning for other young people like her.