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Malala bursts in tears seeing her blood-stained uniform

Malala bursts in tears seeing her blood-stained uniform
The blue tunic, white headscarf and white trousers, stained brown by dried blood, are on display at an exhibition dedicated to the 17-year-old education campaigner and her fellow 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, which the activists jointly inaugurated in the Norwegian capital.

As she was touring the exhibition yesterday, the sight of her blood-soaked school uniform, which were displayed in a glass case, made the global teen icon burst into tears, Norwegian news agency NTB reported.

Satyarthi, 60, comforted her with a hug and a kiss on her head. “You are so brave, you are so brave,” he told her.

Honouring Malala’s own wish, the uniform has been made part of the “Nobel Peace Prize exhibition 2014 - Malala and Kailash” at Norway.

This is the first time Malala’s uniform is being shown in public. The uniform has been kept by Malala’s family since she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in October 2012. The bullet which hit Malala in the head went through her neck and lodged in the muscle above her shoulder blade. After the shooting she was moved to Birmingham in the UK for extensive surgery.

On Wednesday, Malala became the youngest person ever to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.Malala and Satyarthi were awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for their struggle against the suppression of children.

Pak Taliban criticizes Malala after Nobel award

Pakistani Taliban on Thursday criticized Nobel laureate Malala Yoususzai, saying the teenage activist has entered into an agreement with “satanic forces” to promote western culture and destroy Pakistan. In its first reaction after the 17-year-old peace activist was awarded the peace Nobel on Wednesday, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan  spokesman Mohammad Khurasani said in a statement that the award was given to her to “promote western culture and not education.”


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