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  2/9/2013, Shevat 29, 5773

Young Pakistani Activist Nominated for Nobel Prize

Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani activist who was the target of an assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012 has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by three members of the Norwegian parliament from the ruling Labor Party.

Yousufzai is a vocal advocate for women's education and rights. She was shot in the head by Taliban terrorists but survived the incident.