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Malala Yousafazai Has Some Powerful Thoughts On Trump's Plan To Ban Muslims

 
 

 

Dec. 16, 2015

Malala Yousafzai has spoken out against Donald Trump and his thoughts on temporarily banning all Muslims from entering the United States. Trump has remained steadfast in his comments, reiterating them during last night's debate and arguing that his plan is a matter of security.

Yousafzai — who in 2012 was shot in the head by the Taliban because she advocated that all girls should get an education — offered a different opinion during an interview with Channel 4 in the U.K.

"The more you speak about Islam and against all Muslims, the more terrorists we create," she said.

Malala explained the effect a Muslim ban might have on radicalization.

"It's important that whatever politicians say, whatever the media say, they should be really, really careful about it," she said. "If your intention is to stop terrorism, do not try to blame the whole population of Muslims for it because it cannot stop terrorism. It will radicalize more terrorists."

This falls in line with the idea that a Muslim ban in the U.S. would be exactly what ISIS wants.

 

At age 17, the Pakistan native won the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the youngest person ever to receive the honor.