Posts Tagged ‘Malala Yousafzai’

Pope is bookies favourite to get Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, according to some of the world’s leading bookmakers. The Religion News Service reported that Francis is currently the 5-2 favourite with British bookmaker William Hill to win the award, which will be announced by the Nobel Institute in Norway on October 10. Irish bookmaker Read more

A feminist reading of the Koran

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

It’s hard to imagine any scenario in which shooting a 14-year-old child is justified. And yet, the Taliban attempts just this by insisting its attack on Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai (pictured) is ordained by Islam. Yousafzai first attracted the group’s ire for her insistence on the right of girls to be educated. At the age Read more