Thousands rally for Pakistani girl shot by Taliban

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After the Taliban were pushed out of the valley in 2009 by the Pakistani military, she became even more outspoken in advocating for girls’ education. She appeared in the media and was given one of the country’s highest honors for civilians for her bravery.

The Pakistani Taliban said they carried out the shooting because Malala was promoting “Western thinking.”
Police have arrested at least three suspects in the attack, but the two gunmen remain at large.

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