Malala Yousufzai

  • Malala Yousufzai's book launch stopped at Pakistan varsity 28-01-2014 03:16 PM

    A ceremony to launch teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai's book at a Pakistan university has been scrapped on the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government's intervention on the grounds that it could not provide security for the event. The book 'I am Malala' was to be launched on Tuesday at the University of Peshawar....
  • Malala awarded United Nations Human Rights Prize 06-12-2013 11:26 AM

    United Nations: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, has been awarded the 2013 UN Human Rights Prize, an honour previously given to icons like late Nelson Mandela in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights. The prize is awarded every five years and...
  • Don't sell Malala's book, warns Taliban 11-10-2013 02:17 PM

    Islamabad: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has warned that those found selling 'I am Malala' - the book authored by teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai - will face serious action. The TTP, which has vowed to attack her again if it get a chance, claimed that she had not performed any act...
  • Bangladeshi student to play Malala Yousufzai in an Indian film 01-06-2013 10:49 AM

    London: A Bangladeshi student has been confirmed for the role of Pakistani schoolgirl and activist Malala Yousufzai in a forthcoming film by Indian filmmaker Amjad Khan. Fatima Sheikh, a 16 year old from Dhaka, will take on the role of the teenage activist who was shot by the Taliban last...
  • Pakistan elections: Malala appeals to people to vote for change 11-05-2013 05:43 PM

    Islamabad: Malala Yousufzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, on Saturday appealed to people to exercise their franchise, saying "one vote can change" Pakistan's future. "It's an honour for me to share some words with my sisters and brothers in my country," Malala said...
  • Vote for Pakistan, says teen activist Malala Yousufzai 11-05-2013 11:32 AM

    Islamabad: One vote can change Pakistan's future and "it's our right", teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, said on Saturday, a day when ballotting took place in the country. In a letter carried by the Dawn, Malala said, "It's an honour for me...
  • Malala Yousufzai among Time magazine's 100 Most Influential 19-04-2013 08:46 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai has made it to the cover of 'Time' magazine. The 15-year-old has made it to the list of 100 Most Influential People list this year. She is among the seven people chosen to be on separate Time covers - one of whom is actor...
  • Ban Ki-Moon describes Malala as 'symbol of hope' 06-04-2013 11:12 AM

    United Nations: Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousufzai has expressed hope to be a leader to serve the world during video conversation with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who described the 14-year old as a "symbol of hope". "I can walk. I can talk. I can do anything," Yousufzai told the...
  • British Islamists to issue fatwa against Malala 20-11-2012 09:41 PM

    Islamabad: A new British-based Islamist group plans to meet in Islamabad to issue a religious decree against a Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, accusing her of supporting "occupying" US forces. The move against Malala Yousufzai, 15, is likely to provoke outrage. In the days following her shooting in October,...
  • Malala's condition stable: Doctors 13-11-2012 02:31 AM

    London: Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani teenage rights activist recovering at a UK hospital after being shot by the Taliban last month, spent another comfortable weekend in the hospital, doctors said on Monday. "Malala spent another comfortable weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Her condition is stable," the hospital said...
  • We can't sit idle as our children are attacked: Zardari 11-11-2012 12:38 AM

    Islamabad: People across Pakistan on Saturday observed a UN-backed "Day of action for Malala Yousufzai" to pay tribute to the teenage rights campaigner who was shot in the head by Taliban fighters for speaking out against the excesses of the militants. Special gatherings and prayers were organised in cities across...