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Daily Mail Readers Lay Into Malala

Pakistani girls display a poster while sitting at their desk, as their teacher, not shown, talks to them about 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who was shot on Tuesday by a Taliban gunman for her role in promoting girls' education in the Swat Valley where she lives, in a school in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. A Pakistani military spokesman says Yousufzai is in "satisfactory" condition but cautions that the next few days will be critical. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Pakistani girls display a poster while sitting at their desk, as their teacher, not shown, talks to them about 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who was shot on Tuesday by a Taliban gunman for her role in promoting girls’ education in the Swat Valley where she lives, in a school in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. A Pakistani military spokesman says Yousufzai is in “satisfactory” condition but cautions that the next few days will be critical. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

 

TOM Pride looks at some comments left by Daily Mail in reaction to news that Malala Yousafzai had won the Nobel Peace Prize:

“Send her back home.”

“How come she’s still here?”

“The UK taxpayer has been stumping up the bill for her to fly around the world.”

“Sick of hearing about her.”

“A joke. She has been awarded a Noble Prize for stopping a bullet?”

“I just find her annoying.”

“Why is she still here?”

“Living off the taxpayer.”

“Praise some British kids for a change.”

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Posted: 11th, October 2014 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Malala Yousafzai Sells A Bloody Mattress In India And Gets Shot Over And Over Again

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IT was all worthwhile… All that defying the Islamist bigots and misogynists… All that getting shot in the head for liberty and women’s suffrage… All that nearly dying… All that bravery… It was all worthwhile because Malala Yousafzai got to flog mattresses for Indian company Kurl-on.

Posted: 15th, May 2014 | In: Reviews | Comment


Malala Yousafzai: father regrets not protecting her from Bono and extracts from her auobiography

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TO write I Am Malala: The Girl who Stood up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, Christina Lamb spent a year in Birmingham with Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban. A few extracts from it. One notable fact is that her mother,  Tor Pekai, is  illiterate.

I had travelled up from London by train with her agent. As I am quickly to discover, there is a circus of people around Malala, including a leading PR company, an investment-banker friend of the family, do-good celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, and even former prime minister Gordon Brown, who hired Malala’s dad as an adviser to his own role as global education envoy for the UN. Everyone wants a part of her.

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Posted: 13th, October 2013 | In: Books, Celebrities, Reviews | Comment (1)


Malala Yousafzai can live in Birmingham – Pakistan gives father British job

DID the Taliban get what they wanted: Malala Yousafzai gone? The 15-year-old was hot in the head by the murderous loons for promoting women’s rights. Miss Yousafzia was shot in Pakistan. She was then whisked for treatment in Birmingham. Now her father has scored a job at the Pakistani High Commission. This mens she can stay in the UK.

Ziauddin Yousafzai is now education attaché at the Pakistani consulate in Birmingham.

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Posted: 3rd, January 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment