Why Malala Yousafzai is taking on Donald Trump

Why Malala Yousafzai is taking on Donald Trump

Malala Yousafzai knows a thing or two about overcoming extremism and hate. The Pakistani Nobel Prize winner and education advocate was shot by a member of the Taliban in 2012 when she was just 16, but survived. Ever since, she’s campaigned for girls’ education and against hate-driven ideologies.

Which is why Ms. Yousafzai condemned GOP candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States as “tragic” and “full of hatred.”

“Well, that’s really tragic that you hear these comments which are full of hatred, full of this ideology of being discriminative towards others,” Yousafzai said at a memorial ceremony Tuesday for the 134 children killed in a Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan a year ago, according to Agence France-Presse.

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