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Malala, progressives not responsible for Pakistan’s woes

Malala Yousafzai’s return to her homeland with a Nobel Prize in her résumé has weakened the narratives of Pakistan’s pro-Taliban right wing and conservatives. After being called an “agent of the West” and “blasphemous” by religious fanatics, Malala and other progressive Pakistani citizens are now being termed “bloodthirsty” by conservatives. Liberal or progressive voices in […]