Conflict, Security and Peace

Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl

Posted in Conflict,security,peace and Islam by BLOGGER X on January 27, 2009

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How horrific interpretation of Sharia law : Diary of a Pakistani schoolgirl

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7834402.stm

 

Private schools in Pakistan’s troubled north-western Swat district have been ordered to close in a Taleban edict banning girls’ education. Militants seeking to impose their austere interpretation of Sharia law have destroyed about 150 schools in the past year. Five more were blown up despite a government pledge to safeguard education, it was reported on Monday. Here a seventh grade schoolgirl from Swat chronicles how the ban has affected her and her classmates.

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