Friday May 24, 2013
PUCM Condemns the Attack on Teen Girl MalalaShamim Masih Salem-News.com
Another daughter of Pakistan, another target of hate and intolerance.
(ISLAMABAD, Pakistan) -
During a telephone conversation, Albert David, Executive committee Chairman, said that PUCM strongly condemns the attack on Malala, the teen female student.
Pronouncing it as a barbaric and cowardly act, he said that targeting children is utterly unacceptable and inhumane.
It certainly is one of the hallmarks of Taliban; a fundamentalist Islamic sect that places the subjugation, abuse and control of women very high on their list of political and religious priorities.
As the New York Times reported:
- New York Times
Albert said that it is the duty of the entire world to ensure to make this world safe place for children and to provide all opportunities to develop into future visionaries, free from all social maladies.
He extended best wishes to Malala for a speedy healing and has appealed to the church in Pakistan to stand together in prayers for another daughter of Pakistan who has been a targeted of hate and intolerance.
About Shamim Masih
"I am Christian rights activist and freelancer Pakistani journalist specializing in writing about Christians rights for the different papers in the world. My aim is to create a peaceful environment in the society and to help eliminate Christian persecution through my writing as I bring the plight of these brave people under the spotlight of the whole world."
Shamim Masih was born in Sheikhopura's village and raised in Gujranwala, a city in Pakistan's Punjab province. He earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of the Punjab, Lahore majoring in English, Economics and Statistics; he also received a Masters Degree in
As a freelance writer and author, Shamim has written for different papers in the world; his expertise is in writing articles highlighting different social issues. He has served as freelance chief reporter and column writer in “Minority Times” in Islamabad, and a number of Shamim's articles have been published in local papers as well.
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