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Malala ‘humbled’ by honorary Canadian citizenship, praises refugee welcome

Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, left, is presented with an honorary Canadian citizenship by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 12, 2017. Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press

Malala Yousafzai urges Canada to play leading role in girls’ education fight Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has become only the sixth person, and the youngest, to ever receive honorary Canadian citizenship. Canada bestowed the title on Yousafzai, 19, during an honorary citizenship ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday. “I’m humbled to accept honorary citizenship of ... Read More »

Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Malala named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

Malala Yousafzai’s appointment will promote peace with a special focus on girls’ education United Nation Nobel Peace award holder Malala Yousafzai has been assigned a new designation ‘Messenger of Peace’ in UN. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Malala Yousafzai a UN Messenger of Peace on Monday. Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai appointment is the youngest Messenger of Peace will ... Read More »

Malala opens School for Syrian refugee girls on 18th Birthday

Malala Yousafzai celebrated her birthday and the opening of a new school with "brave and inspiring girls of Syria" in Lebanon on Sunday. Photo: WAEL HAMZEH/EPA /LANDOV

ebanon — Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, celebrated her 18th birthday in Lebanon on Sunday by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls and called on world leaders to invest in “books not bullets.” Malala became a symbol of defiance after she was shot on a school bus in Pakistan 2012 by the Taliban for ... Read More »

Pakistani court sentences Malala Yousafzai’s attackers for life

Malala Yousafzai

Attackers sentenced to 25 years in prison for their parts in nearly fatal shooting of Pakistan’s female education advocate ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) — A Pakistani court has jailed 10 men for their involvement in the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai. Each of the men received 25 years, which is considered a life sentence in Pakistan. Sayed Naeem said the ... Read More »

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