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Bangladeshi unknown to play Malala in Amjad Khan biopic

A Bangladeshi student with no previous acting experience to play Malala Yousafzai in a new film about the Pakistani rights campaigner shot by the Taliban. Indian director Amjad Khan revealed the news to The Independent Thursday, saying Fatima Sheikh, 16, from Dhaka had been chosen for the film, but refused …

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Malala Yousafzai signs £2 million book deal

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, has signed a book deal worth a reported £2 million. “I am Malala” will be published in Autum 2013 and tell the story of her campaigning for girls education in Pakistan and being targeted by gunmen in Pakistan’s Swat Valley in …

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Malala Yousafzai undergoes successful transplant

The Pakistani school girl injured in a Taliban shooting has undergone a new series of operations in Birgmingham.  Malala Yousafzai, 15, was attacked in October after campaigning for girls’ rights to education. A bullet was removed from her head by surgeons in Pakistan, before she was flown to the UK …

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Injured teen Malala Yousafzai leaves hospital in Birmingham

The teenage Pakistani education campaigner shot by the Taliban has left the hospital in Birmingham where she had been undergoing specialist treatment.   Malala Yousafzai, 15, hugged and waved goodbye to staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after months of treatment, including surgery to remove the assassin’s bullet from her …

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