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The Brian Lehrer Show

This Year's Nobel Peace Prize is For the Children

Friday, October 10, 2014

The year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to children's rights advocates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi.

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The Takeaway

"Dear Malala"—A Letter From a Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader

Thursday, July 18, 2013

In October 2012, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. During her recovery, she received thousands of cards and letters from around the world. In a letter sent to Malala on Tuesday a senior Taliban leader, Adnan Rasheed, wrote he was shocked when hearing of the attack and "wished it had never happened". Nonetheless, he condemned the young girl of "running a smearing campaign" against the Taliban. Today on The Takeaway, we examine the controversial letter.

On October 9th, 2012, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. During her recovery, she received thousands of cards and letters from around the world. In her recent speech at the United Nations, Malala acknowledged how positive an impact the love and support of these people have had on her. 
In a letter sent to Malala on Tuesday, which was obtained by Channel 4 News and other news organizations in the United Kingdom, senior Taliban leader Adnan Rasheed wrote he was shocked when hearing of the attack and "wished it had never happened". Nonetheless, he condemned the young girl of "running a smearing campaign" against the Taliba

In October 2012, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. During her recovery, she received thousands of cards and letters from around the world. In a letter sent to Malala on Tuesday a senior Taliban leader, Adnan Rasheed, wrote he was shocked when hearing of the attack and "wished it had never happened". Nonetheless, he condemned the young girl of "running a smearing campaign" against the Taliban. Today on The Takeaway, we examine the controversial letter.

 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Malala Yousafzai: The Target

Monday, March 11, 2013

Vanity Fair writer-at-large Marie Brenner discusses Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old girl from Mingora, Pakistan, who was recently shot for speaking out against the Taliban. In her article “The Target,” in the April issue of Vanity Fair, she tells how a girl from a remote village became a force for change as well as a focus for a number of complex agendas.

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On The Media

Taliban Declares War on Journalists

Friday, October 19, 2012

The widespread media coverage of Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousafzai seems to have come as a surprise to the Taliban, who are claiming the media are biased against them.  Brooke speaks to Pakistani journalist Mushtaq Yusufzai, who says the Taliban are planning attacks on journalists because they feel the media are ruining their reputation.

Andrew Pekler - Here Comes the Night

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