MALALA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MALALA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pakistani teen activist seeks release of Nigerian girls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184288-68/girls-nigeria-malala-boko.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58184288-68/girls-nigeria-malala-boko.html.csp">Pakistani teen activist seeks release of Nigerian girls</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T21:11:11.35-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 09:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Abuja, Nigeria • The Pakistani teen who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012 marked her 17th birthday Monday with a visit to Nigeria and urged Islamic extremists to free the 219 schoolgirls who were kidnapped there, calling them her “sisters.” Malala Yousafzai, who has become an international symbol for women’s rights in the face of hard-line Islam, said Nigeria’s president promised to meet for the first time with the abducted girls’ parents. “My birthday wish this year is ‘Bring Ba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581842882014-07-14T21:11:11.35-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T21:11:11.35-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184288@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:11:11 MDT Malala: Hope and heartbreak on Malala Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182685-82/girls-malala-stronger-sisters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182685-82/girls-malala-stronger-sisters.html.csp">Malala: Hope and heartbreak on Malala Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Malala Yousafzai</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> For The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:12:05.521-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Birthdays are a time to move forward. We look back with gratitude on what has passed and decide that this year we will be even stronger. I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the Taliban and for my right to go to school. I was 12 when I had to leave my home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley as terrorism and extremism raged in my city. I was 15 when I was shot by the Taliban and almost died but was given another life. I was 16 when I o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182685@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:12:05 MDT