Global hero, local lightning rod? Why Malala's Nobel rankles many Pakistanis

October 10, 2014 3:30 PM

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Global hero, local lightning rod? Why Malala's Nobel rankles many Pakistanis

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education advocate shot by the Taliban, is the co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. In Pakistan, TV coverage quickly shifted to domestic politics, and conspiracy theories abounded.

KARACHI, PAKISTAN — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani advocate for education and peace, has won the Nobel Peace Prize almost exactly two years after the Pakistani Taliban attempted to assassinate her.

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