Malala Yousufzai , the year-old Pakistani girl who was targeted and nearly killed by the Taliban for supporting education for girls, has been flown to a hospital in Birmingham, England for medical treatment. She arrived this afternoon. Malala, whose shooting triggered an unprecedented wave of condemnation of the Taliban, was transported in an air ambulance donated by the United Arab Emirates to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, which has treated every British military casualty since Malala could be seen by 17 different specialists in her first 24 hours there, the spokesman said.
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While in power in Afghanistan , the Taliban became notorious internationally for their sexism and violence against women. Their stated motive was to create a "secure environment where the chastity and dignity of women may once again be sacrosanct",  reportedly based on Pashtunwali beliefs about living in purdah. Afghan women were forced to wear the burqa at all times in public, because, according to one Taliban spokesman, "the face of a woman is a source of corruption" for men not related to them. Women seeking an education were forced to attend underground schools, where they and their teachers risked execution if caught. They faced public flogging and execution for violations of the Taliban's laws.
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These Taliban people really need Islam and they need to become Muslims. The only difference between these Taliban and Pre-Islamic ignorant is that those did not have the name of Islam and these do have it. They are similar anyways because these do not understand the word of Allah, the teachings of Muhammad PBUH and none of them know a verse with its true meanings and a Hadith with its true teachings. This is all Fitnah and may Allah save all our nation from this Fitnah and destruction. I agree with the previous comment.
Taliban militants in a former tourist region of Pakistan have banned girls from school beginning this month, claiming female education is contrary to Islam. The announcement is a further blow to a system in which female enrollment already has plunged because of ongoing violence. Three years ago, more than , girls attended schools and colleges in the region, which has a population of 1.