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Farrukh Khan Pitafi on the dearth of national heroes in Pakistan

Farahnaz Ispahani
Karachi, Pakistan

Nov 17, 2012 — Op-ed in the Express Tribune laments the absence of national heroes in Pakistan and how Malala Yusufzai can fill that role, even as naysayers try to diminish her heroic struggle against the Taliban

A Nobel prize for Malala - The Express Tribune
A Nobel prize for Malala - The Express Tribune
"For heaven's sake! Give Malala's story a rest. We all have daughters and we all make compromises for them. Don't you know her name is being used to plan an attack on North Waziristan?" These were the lines I had to endure from a colleague, who was incensed by the media's continuous focus on the little girl, attacked by the Taliban.
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