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Tag: Malala Yousufzai

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  • Books and Pens

    Books and Pens

    Ergo, the plight of minorities to the west of the Radcliffe Line was beyond the scope of her presentation.

    September 18, 2019
  • Against the odds

    Against the odds

    Happily for the civilised world, the 2018 Nobel Peace prize has gone to the richly deserving. And not, one feels inclined to add, to such fatuous worthies as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ~ touted by bookies as potential winners. The prize will be shared by Denis Mukwege of the Congo and Nadia Murad of …

    October 8, 2018
  • Bonfire of Schools

    Bonfire of Schools

    It has been a fearsome prologue to the prime ministerial grandstanding on 14 August, incidentally Pakistan’s Independence Day. The extremist challenge to women’s education in the country is a forbidding challenge to Imran Khan, the PM-in-waiting, a faint echo of the backwardness of 19th century British India. The weekend outrage on 12 girls’ schools in …

    August 7, 2018