Taliban says its attack on Malala justified

Published: October 16, 2012

We did not attack her for raising voice for education. We targeted her for opposing mujahideen, say Taliban. PHOTO: RASHID AJMERI/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Taliban insurgents said on Tuesday that the Pakistani schoolgirl its gunmen shot in the head deserved to die because she had spoken out against the group and praised US President Barack Obama.

Malala Yousafzai, 14, was flown to Britain on Monday, where doctors said she has every chance of making a “good recovery”.

The attack on Malala, who had been advocating education for girls, drew widespread condemnation.

Authorities have said they have made several arrests in connection with the case but have given no details.

Pakistan’s Taliban described Yousufzai as a “spy of the West”.

“For this espionage, infidels gave her awards and rewards. And Islam orders killing of those who are spying for enemies,” the group said in a statement.

“She used to propagate against mujahideen (holy warriors) to defame (the) Taliban. The Holy Quran says that people propagating against Islam and Islamic forces would be killed.

“We targeted her because she would speak against the Taliban while sitting with shameless strangers and idealized the biggest enemy of Islam, Barack Obama.”

Yousufzai, a cheerful schoolgirl who had wanted to become a doctor before agreeing to her father’s wishes that she strive to be a politician, has become a potent symbol of resistance against the Taliban’s efforts to deprive girls of an education.

“We did not attack her for raising voice for education. We targeted her for opposing mujahideen and their war,” said the Taliban.

“Shariah (Islamic law) says that even a child can be killed if he is propagating against Islam.”

Reader Comments (85)

  • Enlighten Me
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:06PM

    Can you please quote the particular ayat of the Quran where it says that? I’m damn sure none of you animals have ever gone through the quranic translations yourselves!

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  • External Hand
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:06PM

    “Shariah (Islamic law) says that even a child can be killed if he is propagating against Islam.”

    Who needs enemies when you have ‘strategic assets’ like these! Oh Pakistan, what have you done to yourself?

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  • Muhammad Ali
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:10PM

    shutup stupid ”bleep” Taliban just shut the ”bleeep” up u cowards !!!

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  • Oct 16, 2012 - 7:11PM

    You are wrong TTP, dare I say?

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  • Freedom Seeker
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:11PM

    Mullahs now whole Pakistan is with Malala. How many you will kill? This brave girl broke the silence of silent majority. Now Pakistanis are showing their hate for Taliban and their sympathizer by raising their voice. But If Pak Army asked one day then you will see millions will be in line to join army to kill and fight to free Pakistan. .

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  • Naeem Siddiqui
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:12PM

    I have filthy abuses in my mouth for these maniamls who call themslves taliban, I know ET will not post my comments :(

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  • i like it
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:12PM

    yes keep telling yourself that… it wont stop you from burning for your sins

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  • Haris Chaudhry
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:15PM

    And I am so happy to announce that the surge in drones to your hiding places, trenches, rat holes and caves will be fully justified too, you cowards..!

    This nation prays in unison for your elimination from this planet. You are a scourge and the better you are taken out, the happier the humanity will be !

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  • sensible
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:15PM

    and who are you to decide that wheather she was propagating against islam. Your barbaric act can’t be justifiesd. By the way what is your opinion about the verses in which, Allah says that ” a person who kills another person, is as if he kills whole of himanity. And the Hadees of Prophet ( PBUH) ” Those who are not kind to younger are not amongest us”. You fanatics are just using the name of religion, it is clear that you don’t follow any religion.

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  • PaKhtoon
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:17PM

    “Shariah (Islamic law) says that even a child can be killed if he is propagating against Islam.”
    somebody please ask them where its written ???????? or when did she propagate against Islam ????

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  • Hopeful
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:17PM

    If a little girl can shake these people, we have nothing to fear.

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  • sidjeen
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:25PM

    “she was not shot because she spoke for girls education.” so why are hundreds of schools blown by taliban thugs if taliban are so pro education. cowards. no explanation can justify the attack on innocent malala. its time we stand up to these barbarians. Dar mat Malala bun.Recommend

  • naeem khan Manhatttan,Ks
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:27PM

    So anyone who does not agree with their brand of Islam will have to be punished or killed, do they read Quran or even understand the meaning of it, As a Muslim and Pukhtun, I ask these cowards, what has happened to Pukhtun chivalry and honor by trying to kill an unarmed young school girl, this is the height of cowardice and shame which these so called Muslims and Pukhtuns has brought to the Pukhtun people. Majority of Pakistanis oppose their brand of Islam so therefore they all should be killed, it does not make any sense, Islam does not teach to go ahead and kill innocent people because they don’t agree with some ones brand of Islam. I don’t agree with Obama either but I will never support these ruthless ignorant Taliban.

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  • ADEEL
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:27PM

    filthy people u r TTP….
    du u expect a 14 year old to know much about global politics etc….
    Shame on you, whatever you say to justify it, but u will never be able to justify it in the light of islam…
    shameless creatures TTP

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  • lol
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:29PM

    Taliban repeatedly trying to justify there attacks. Malala has put them on a backfoot, a lesson or army chiefs and prime ministers.

    Praying for her to get well

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  • adil
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:30PM

    Now these bandits will tell us what Islam is..FUNNY!

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  • Jaahil
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:33PM

    “For this espionage, infidels gave her awards and rewards. And Islam orders killing of those who are spying for enemies,” the group said in a statement.”
    My request to the government of Pakistan is to declare Taliban as ‘not muslims’ as they did with the qadianis. This action will turn the tide against Taliban as they will not be able to decieve the innocent muslims. Further more people will be able to report Taliban to authorities if they pose as muslims.

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  • Hammad
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:35PM

    People thinking Taliban are CIA agents need to wake up. It makes absolutely no sense. These beasts are locally recruited from Pakistan, helped with Uzbek and Arab Jihadists for an ideology that they want to impose on Pakistan with terror. Now there is news that Mullah Fazaullah of Swat is being made TTP chief. He is a local Swati terrorizing people since the 1990s. He isn’t CIA. Hakeemullah Mehsud is a local tribesman. He isn’t CIA either. They do not want peace with us, 13 failed peace talks have proven this. Making the same mistake and expecting different result is the definition of insanity. This evil is locally grown and needs to be nipped in the bud, with drones or without them. The only solution is a military solution before the rot in Pakistani society sets permanently.

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  • Afridi
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:38PM

    i can see the filthy minds behind talibans now changing the statements as if they will change perception of pakistan people and world towards them

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  • Babablacksheep
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:46PM

    Now these ANIMALS will tech us Islam. what a day i have to witness.

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  • Tufan Agha
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:46PM

    Only a few days back, Supreme Court directed that the Terrorist and banned Organizations will not be given any coverage by the media. What is this news all about.
    Please starve them for news coverage. That will be a great service to Pakistan and its peace loving people.
    Few words for Taliban: Shame on your thinking.

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  • Mustafa alvi
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:47PM

    These people are an insult to islam !

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  • Pushtun voice
    Oct 16, 2012 - 7:51PM

    History will remember the TTP as a force of darkness and Malala as a source of enlightenment. All the apologists for the TTP should watch out.

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  • hamza khan
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:01PM

    @External Hand:

    no one in pakistan thinks of these people as strategic assets. get this stupid propaganda out of your head. the army and ISI is not supporting any terror groups.

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  • Kashif Dada
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:03PM

    I think the poor girl has been thrown into the gruesome war of many’s many vested interests. Why she had to bear the brunt while NGOs rake in foreign funds. Nevertheless people behind her Diary Writing campaign should be brought to light.Recommend

  • Ayesha
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:05PM

    murderers!!! they know nothing about islam. they are not even muslims. just barbarians.

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  • Enlightened
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:05PM

    Well, they are now justifying their barbarities in the name of Islam. As per these holy warriors, Shariah permits them to kill anyone including women and children who dare to oppose their ideology. But what Islamic justification do they have for those innocent people who were killed by them in cold blood praying in mosques or earning their lively-hood or shopping in markets since they were neither opposing them nor have anything to do with drones or military operations ?

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  • Mohamed
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:06PM

    @Hammad: any military solution will be temporary. There is only an educational solution. Unless you clean up your school textbooks of hatred against the rest of the world make madrassah teaching modern foregoing the tirades against unbelievers in Islam and monitor the weekly khutbas and prevent them from spewing venom against infidels any military victory against the Taliban will be ephemeral. But eliminating those savages from the seventh century will be good beginning.

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  • Khurram
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:06PM

    How can they call themselves Mujahidin??? Mujahidin do not attack on schools…Recommend

  • Typical Pakistani
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:20PM

    Taliban said to whom ?
    Can any one explain this to me ?

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  • Muhammad Yaqub
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:20PM

    Can’t the Pakistan Media just boycott these animals. The successive governments and the army have failed the nation !

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  • Jadugar
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:20PM

    Just as Taliban thinks in their concocted Islamic beliefs that they were justified in attacking the girl, so is my belief that American Drones attack on them is Halal (justified).

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  • Gratgy
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:21PM

    I have two words for the Taliban : Shameless Cowards

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  • Aaliya Hussain
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:30PM

    Nowhere in the Quran says that ” even a child can be killed if he or she is propagating against Islam ” !

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  • pakistani
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:33PM

    :P
    i know whom u r talking about taliban…
    remember the “Soviet Afghan War 1979″
    “spy of west” “awards and rewards” “infidels” “mujahideen”
    these words suit Talibans best!

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  • Aamir - Toronto
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:34PM

    I wish, Pakistan army takes concrete steps to eliminate this cancer (TTP) from my beloved motherland. I’m so sick & tired of these animals (Talibans) who claims to be imposing shariah law but ends up doing everything opposite to the teachings of Qur’an.

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  • Khan of Jandul
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:38PM

    Child are exempt from punishment under Islamic Sharia. Even offering of prayers and other Islamic rituals like fasting, zakat, pilgrimage, and even jihad are not obligatory on children. Only those people are obliged to worship, who have attained the age of competency regarding which Islamic Scholars differ that what that age should be. So I do not understand under what injunction of Sharia or Islamic Criminal Law, the TTP decided that killing of Malala was in accordance with Sharia. In my humble opinion, the TTP has totally acted in contravention of Islamic Sharia in this regard.

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  • Snoopy
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:42PM

    Justified? So, it’s ok to kill someone for wanting an education? This just goes to show how messed up the people are. They are pure evil, using Islam as a front. Sorry, but the jig is up, and all of the rational people can see it. Besides, what nation has been a successful ongoing nation by not educating their population? even if we just let these things happen and do not intervene, eventually the Taliban will just collapse, due to not keeping up. They will become extinct without education and choice, but they completely fail to see that they are already withering away.

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  • Untitled
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:43PM

    Excuse me, its not about what she stood for! You know… there’s no real difference between 14 year old girls of any social class, they’re parents may belong to different social classes because of their assests, but an ipod for instance does little to impower a child to feel superior to another child of a lower class. Maybe “distinguished”, but not superior. So there is no way as a pakistani citizen can you disassociate yourself from feeling deeply about seeing a 14 year old girl, on a stretcher, for a gunshot wound. Im sorry, the agendas of fourteen-year-olds has done little to alter the course of history.Recommend

  • afzaalkhan
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:44PM

    TTP here is my advise to you.

    1 – Stop inventing ayahs.
    2 – Read Quran atleast once.
    3 – Lay down your arms and ask for punishment and forgiveness, because trust me if you fear God, you want to get punished here in hope that he accept that punishment and don’t decide to punish you in hereafter.

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  • Jawad U Rehman
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:50PM

    After committing Blasphemy (Tauheen-e-risalat) in their previous ‘justification’ by comparing themselves to prophet Khizr in terms of prophetic powers to foresee the future, now the Taliban are digging a deeper hold for themselves by attributing things to Quran and Sharia which do not exist. They have cornered themselves out completely. It is making it hard for even the Aamir Liaquats, Hamid Mirs, and Qazi Hussain Ahmads to support them anymore.

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  • ali
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:52PM

    I agree, the Taliban definitely did not shoot Malala because she was getting an education, right? I wonder why though, the Taliban have blown up hundreds of schools for girls all around in Swat and elsewhwere. Hmmmm, perhaps all of those girls were also talking about the Mujahideen right.. Look, let’s face it, the taliban are actually in a very simplistic analogy just animals (excluding dogs, because I like them better and they have more sense). They are the enemies of Pakistan and Islam and should be treated as such. No matter what they say their ideology will remain the same i.e. spread fear, oppress women, drag the society into the dark ages and if anybody questions it then kill them in the name of Islam!
    As a Pakistani, I do want these animals dead! They serve no purpose for Pakistan, Islam or any other nation around the world.

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  • Cautious
    Oct 16, 2012 - 8:55PM

    Didn’t take long for someone to put the blame on the American’s — hopefully the Pakistani public won’t buy the ridiculous theory that this child was a “spy of the West”.

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  • DarKnight
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:12PM

    Announce free jobs and visa for Pakistanis, the whole Pakistan will start praising Barack Obama….

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  • Usman Khan
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:28PM

    Sick & tired with this TTP, Imran Khan stop playing politics of extremism…

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  • Raja Islam
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:33PM

    Lets get religion out of the equation here. The simple thing is that the Taliban are a group of criminals and terrorists who are threatening the state and its citizens. Once we recognize this fact, then all that is remaining is to take action against these criminals and put them to rout.

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  • Oct 16, 2012 - 9:35PM

    Makes no sense, so why did they bomb schools.

    Shame on E. Tribune for airing taliban views

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  • Acorn Guts
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:39PM

    It’s just not Malala anymore you cowards. There are millions who stand against your ideology and the twisted superstition you carry in the name of Sharia and Islam. Millions who sit with ‘strangers’ and speak against your hate filled confused little selves.

    Off all these millions you’ve chosen to attack one helpless little girl, I don’t even pity your kind anymore.

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  • S Minhaj Zafer
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:39PM

    Please, include in the list who deserve these …..Bleeps (in Millions/Billions), name of those persons (all well known Religio Political & respected….Bleeeeeep), whose statements are on record that “Taliban and Our destiny is the same, but the routes are different”. A very Big and audible ……..BLEEEEEEEP, to the ………..Bleep DESTINY.

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  • Raj - USA
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:41PM

    One thing is clear now. Talibans are insulting Imran Khan and his PTI, Sherif brothers and their PML-N, Sheikh Rasheed, Hamid Gul and such others, day in and day out by their repeated claims of attacking Malala and further justifying their insane and inhuman action.

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  • Hasan
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:44PM

    The TTP did not anticipate the widespread condemnation in Pakistan by so many ordinary people, who raised their voices saying enough is enough. Malala may be symbolic for being the tipping point for many Pakistanis who used to believe in silence and patience. This incident has exposed many aspects:

    Exposed the lack of courage in our leadership and more specifically Imran Khan
    Identified the good and the pretentious Mullahs (Thanks to the MQM)
    Underlined the importance of education for the masses and the fear and insecurity it raises amongst the barbaric taliban groups
    Reminds us of the frustrating frequency with which our media and political elite put spin on simple issues to grind any resolution to a halt (aren’t we all sick of their shouting matches on talk shows)
    Highlights the inability of political parties to see beyond their own selfish priorities (doesn’t appear as if they care about pakistan at all)
    Demonstrates there are no “good” taliban, otherwise that group would have refuted the claims which they so proudly made.

    It’s funny how they are trying to now make her appear a stooge of the west. Would she or her family not be compensated for their services? So how come she was still leading a simple life, living in the same house as before, and riding in a school bus? Media people who are trying to swing a conspiracy twist in careful and subtle ways are the real poison among us.

    Long live Malala, and long live her values, because in these values lie our salvation as a nation.
    … And by the way, the drones have nothing to do with this. Wake up Mr. Imran Khan!!

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  • Aijaz Haider
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:46PM

    “Taliban insurgents said on Tuesday that the Pakistani schoolgirl its gunmen shot in the head deserved to die because she had spoken out against the group and praised US President Barack Obama. “We did not attack her for raising voice for education. We targeted her for opposing mujahideen and their war. Shariah (Islamic law) says that even a child can be killed if he is propagating against Islam.”
    1.TTP CAN NOT KILL anyone who speaks out against the group and praises US President Barack Obama or anybody else.
    2.TTP CAN NOT KILL or target anybody for opposing TTP and their war.
    3.Malala was NOT propagating against Islam.
    The TTP is talking nonsense. I have some questions for TTP:
    1.If girls are not allowed to study and become future teachers, who will teach the girls of next generation?
    2.If girls are not allowed to study and become future doctors, who will treat the girls of next generation?
    3.If girls are not allowed to study and become future lady security personnel, who will identfy and check the girls of next generation at airports and other places?
    4.If girls are not allowed to study and work in offices, banks, etc, who will deal with the girls of next generation?
    Answer: Na-mehram men will have to do all the above. Will it be acceptable to TTP?
    Think before you ink, speak or kill.
    Regards.

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  • whab
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:47PM

    a 14 year old girl was spy of west? you people have no shame, do you?

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  • Mirza
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:52PM

    Taliban are bad but worse are the rightwing supporters who apologize for their brutal acts. Taliban are truthfully telling us what they believe in and why are they doing it. Their supporters in Pakistan are shameless liars who make all sorts of excuses to justify these actions like Taliban have not done it, or it is because of drones, etc. It is about time Pakistani public stand up against these supporters of Taliban, who are a shield for these terrorists. Taliban are in limited numbers and in limited areas of Pakistan but these shameless apologist and supporters are found everywhere.

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  • David
    Oct 16, 2012 - 9:55PM

    Its high time for Pakistan to curb these militants…Otherwise the country is really going to suffer.

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  • kanwal
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:03PM

    The irony is this: a young girl attacked by a people for spying dor an enemy who founded and funded by the same enemy. And to top it all, that girl was given treatment by an army’s hospital which considers those attackers strategic assets and then helped out of pakistan to UK by another ardent supporter of these assets. Taken for treatment to a country which was one of the founders of these assets. I wish someone tells me why do we make google news headlines for such ironies only?

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  • wajidmansoor
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:07PM

    these people who claim to be representer of Islam don’t deserve to be called human beings rather than Muslims.

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  • M.A
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:24PM

    These bearded creeps can go and crawl back into their cave. We have NO respect for these mullahs, talibans, mujahideen or whatever else they call themselves. People! stop paying attention/respect to your local mullah/gangster.

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  • Mohammad Ali Siddiqui
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:30PM

    Wake up Pakistanis!

    Taliban’s are the biggest enemies of Pakistan.

    When Muslims of Pakistan will start attacking the Taliban’s, it will be justified too.

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  • Mj
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:39PM

    @Enlighten Me:
    Would that make it okay if there were?

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  • shahid
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:42PM

    @hamza khan:You are wrong Gen.Naseerullah Babar and ISI created these monsters to impose a pashtun led minority government in Afghanisatn for their strategic depth theory and later to use them occupied Kashmir.

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  • bangash
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:50PM

    Imran Khan wants to negotiate with these psychos!

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  • Asif Hyder
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:51PM

    On Oct. 29, 2004, just four days before the U.S. presidential election, al-Qaeda leader Osama bin-Laden released a videotape denouncing George W. Bush. Some Bush supporters quickly spun the diatribe as “Osama’s endorsement of John Kerry.” But behind the walls of the CIA, analysts had concluded the opposite: that bin-Laden was trying to help Bush gain a second term. By Robert Parry http://www.consortiumnews.com/2006/070306.html

    Seems Now Taliban Helping Obama to win second term :)

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  • G.A.
    Oct 16, 2012 - 10:52PM

    Our people look so easy to be influenced as can be seen by all of the comments here. Its true that a child should not be harmed according to Islam, as it is immature physically and mentally and it was wrong to do such a thing as is done by whosoever with this child. But why are we one sided? Why do not all of the champions of humanity here speak as vociferously against the atrocities and barbarism being committed by the foreign forces in this region? Why everyone is blind to those facts? There are so many innocent infants and children killed or seriously injured in raids, drones and jets’ bombings by foreign forces, and those news never given such attention. This news is being hyped & overdone and it no more looks like a concern, but more like some political interest.

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  • tattle tale
    Oct 16, 2012 - 11:06PM

    @DarKnight: I don’t know why any Muslim would choose to live in the USA unless he is either already rich or highly educated and can avoid contact with the average American yokel. Islamophobia is rampant in the USA. Why on earth would you choose to subject yourself and your family to outrageous ignorance and prejudice?

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  • Parvez
    Oct 16, 2012 - 11:16PM

    ……..and the army still does nothing.

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  • Tilsim
    Oct 16, 2012 - 11:17PM

    Count ourselves lucky. The more they talk, the more we know who they are and what they stand for, the more we can muster the courage to fight them.

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  • Tanzeela Ghayur
    Oct 16, 2012 - 11:33PM

    The world watches with “HORROR” as Pakistanis & their elected officials still idle as one of the daughters of Pakistan had an assassination attempt. on her life. The Pakistani Embassy in Washington and its affiliates in other states is silent and has not used any statement on the air-waves to condemn this senseless act.
    Americans are surprised at the lack of focus that is coming out of Pakistan and as one reporter on CNN questioned:…..“is this a turning point for Pakistan? will its people stand in unity to demand that action against the Taliban.
    The surprising answer from the reporter was: Pakistanis are not ready to commit to this brave action at this time. They would rather spend their energy blaming each other so any action against the Taliban is not in the horizon.

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  • DevilHunterX
    Oct 16, 2012 - 11:33PM

    So what they are saying is that they were just jealous?

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  • Ali S
    Oct 17, 2012 - 12:34AM

    Great to see these subhuman thugs backtracking on their ideology after seeing the fallout of their cowardly attack on Malala. I hope that this serves as a turning point for the Pakistani public and these idiots are pushed back to the caves where the belong, if not underground.

    This is the right time for the Pakistani government/military to convince (or pressure) most major religious leaders to give an unconditional, blanket fatwa against the Taliban and declare them as un-Islamic, the public could be turned against them for good and they would quickly scurry their sorry selves out of here.

    Get well soon, Malala, this nation owes you a lot.

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  • Mubarik
    Oct 17, 2012 - 12:49AM

    @Jaahil:
    You are very right my friend, but who will bell the cat. These Taliban and their bearded friends own Islam thus they can do with it whatever they will. In my opinion no Pakistani politician wants to die untimely and painful death by opposing Taliban. So don’t expect any move by Pakistani parliament.

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  • Mirza
    Oct 17, 2012 - 1:36AM

    Dear Taliban please stop it. Stop telling the truth and your aims and objectives. This is making it very difficult for us to plead your case in Pakistan. You are not just telling the truth you are also outing us as your supporters.
    Rightwing Leader

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  • MyHeartSpeaks
    Oct 17, 2012 - 1:46AM

    source of the news please??? who is the spokesman?? to whom they said all this???

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  • a_writer
    Oct 17, 2012 - 2:36AM

    These guys make dementia look normal.
    Most countries would be thrilled and proud to have someone like Ms.Yousafzai as one of their own citizen.

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  • Ajaz Haque
    Oct 17, 2012 - 4:42AM

    Shame on you Taliban. You know what you have done is wrong and you are trying to save face by making stupid excuses. If you are brave, admit that what you have done is dreadful and apologize to Malala, her family and the nation.

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  • JB
    Oct 17, 2012 - 8:50AM

    This is a new low….even for the Taliban…a 14 year old spy is a threat to them!

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  • Prakash
    Oct 17, 2012 - 9:40AM

    Flood the Taliban areas with your troops. What are they doing anyway?

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  • numbersnumbers
    Oct 17, 2012 - 10:17AM

    @tattle tale:
    how about we rephrase youe comment to the following! Why on earth would you choose to subject yourself and your family to outrageous ignorance and prejudice by living in Pakistan?

    People line up at the US embassy in Pakistan to try and get to America! Just how many people are lining up at the Pakistani Embassy in the US, trying to get to Pakistan?

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  • Prakash
    Oct 17, 2012 - 10:26AM

    Flood the Taliban areas with troops. What are they doing anyway?

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  • M.Ahmer Ali
    Oct 17, 2012 - 11:15AM

    How shamefully Taliban are trying unsuccessfully to justify their brutality,cruelty,barbarism and barbarity and the stance/standpoint to try to kill the innocent and sinless little girl Malala by using this self-made law “Shariah (Islamic law) says that even a child can be killed if he is propagating against Islam.” as a base but unfortunately they are forgetting this reality and truth that when Makkah conquered then on entering Makkah Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) said there is peace for every one especially for women and children whereas while staying in Makkah before conquering women and children teased very much Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) and Islam never allows to kill the women and children even in the war too….
    And as far as your these stances/standpoints are concerned “1-She used to propagate against mujahideen (holy warriors) to defame (the) Taliban. The Holy Quran says that people propagating against Islam and Islamic forces would be killed and 2-We did not attack her for raising voice for education. We targeted her for opposing mujahideen and their war,” said the Taliban.” and if this is so then would you like to explain that who is destroying girls’ primary and middle schools by explosives in KPK especially in Malakand,Swat and other remote hilly places of KPK????
    How much inveterate liars you proving and showing yourselves before the world!!!!!!!!

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  • Mutraswami
    Oct 17, 2012 - 2:45PM

    Muhammad PBUH said,Then will come to you the fitna of the Duhayma, it will not leave
    any one of you from this Ummah except that it will reach them all,
    and when they say that the fitna has ended, it will increase, at that
    time a man will awake as a Muslim but will go to sleep as a Kaafir
    until all the people will become divided into two (clear) camps; the
    camp of Imaan, wherein there is no hypocrisy and the camp of
    hypocrisy, wherein there is no Imaan (belief). When this occurs,
    await the Dajaal (antichrist) on that day or shortly afterwards. Tirmidi,Ahmed

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  • Oct 18, 2012 - 12:36AM

    Every person who kills INNOCENT PEOPLE, whether he is in “UNIFORM” or “WITHOUT UNIFORM” for me they are terrorists. Malala was used by her father to get fame and money. At age of 11, innocent girl can’t differentiate what is secularism and what is sharia law, she said what she was taught by his father, and further more, NGOs jumped in to earn money on her name. Malala was used by NGOs again and again, MAlalas father, who runs a school, his school started getting famous and USA was funding them to promote SECULARISM. She was used again and again, and now repent for what happened. Whats happening because of DRONE ATTACKS, dozens of MALALAS are killed in Tribal AReas, but WHO CARES???? are FATA people not Pakistanis? who had created TALIBAN? Same Taliban Rule in AFghanistan was OK and Pakistan was first country to accept Afghan Taliban, butttttttttttttttttt if same Taliban Style Islam comes here, then they are TERRORIST wah bhai wah, what a double standards. Treat every Pakistani equally, then you will have no violence, go and shot Drones, then see how Taliban will help Pakistan. 6 months Nato supply was CLOSED and 6 months there was NO ATTACK by ANY MILITANT GROUP IN PAKISTAN

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  • Trojan
    Oct 18, 2012 - 1:11AM

    Why just bad mouth and curse Talibans? Just check out your news feed on facebook to see how many of your well educated friends have shared similar pro taliban, anti malala pictures.
    How to alert the authorities about this love for taliban being promoted on social media?

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  • bibyawari
    Oct 18, 2012 - 3:11PM

    @Trojan:
    with all love and sympathies for Malala but there is something else too.

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  • Ashraf Anam
    Nov 29, 2012 - 9:29PM

    All in all it is the Zionists who are indirectly responsible…although the TTP is not possibly Zionist-backedRecommend

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