The Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has sent a heartfelt letter to fellow peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, condemning her for her silence over Rohingya Muslims in Burma and calling for her to intervene.
Malala Yousafzai, the inspirational Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner who survived a Taliban bullet in 2012, was granted honorary citizenship on Wednesday by the Canadian government.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is set to become the United Nations’ youngest-ever “Messenger of Peace,” the international body’s chief has announced.
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced on Monday that Malala Yousafzai would visit Canada on April 12 to address the Canadian Parliament and to officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship bestowed upon her in 2014.
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to win the Nobel peace prize, has donated more than $1 million to charities, promoting education across the world and defending rights of refugees.
Celebrating their achievements, Time magazine has named several Muslim leaders and icons in its 2015 list of The 100 Most Influential People in the World.
Malala Yusufzai, the youngest Nobel Prize winner, has turned out to be a hero and a villain simultaneously in her home country, praised by secular media and politicians and criticized by people who see her as a tool used by the west.
Pakistani young rights activist Malala Yousafzai has advised Nigeria’s Boko Haram to “go and learn Islam”, saying the dreaded extremist outfit is “misusing the name of the religion” by kidnapping over 200 schoolgirls.