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Sharon Osbourne v Malala: battle of the book covers

JUXTAPOSITION of the day: The title of Sharon Osbourne’s book (Unbreakable) looks somewhat hyperbolic when put next to Malala (I Am Malala):

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Posted: 11th, October 2013 | In: Books | Comment

Malala Yousufzai shot by the obscenity police

THE Taliban shot Malala Yousufzai, 14. They shot her in the head (BBC), the neck (Times), twice (Reuters) .  The Taliban struck in Mingora, the main town of Swat which fell under insurgents’ control in 2008. The Taliban tageted Malala because from the age of 11 she her posted an anonymous blog for the BBC’s Urdu website. She wrote  Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl under the pseudonym Gul Makai.

The Taliban banned girls from going to school. Malala was outraged.

The men shot as Malala’s bus arrived at the Khushal School and College which her father set up in 1994. Two other girls were injured.

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Posted: 9th, October 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment