Malala will make world leaders listen to the voice of youth

26 September 2015

Activist and Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai, remains an inspiration, but in her home country of Pakistan a small minority continue to resent her.

That’s according to her countryman Jalal Awan, a student at university in California, who came to see her speak to the UN General Assembly on Friday.

An attempted assassination on Malala when she was just 15 by the Taliban terrorist group threw her into the international spotlight.

Student Jalal Awan praised her for telling world leaders to stop talking, and really listen to what she and other young people had to say.

Elena Vapnitchnaia asked him what he thought of Malala’s speech.

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