Students Left Behind In Pakistan’s Tribal Regions | Radio Free Europe
By Isram Alam Mohmand
FATA, Pakistan — As the fight against terrorism in Pakistan’s restive northwest rages on, one casualty has been left on the battlefield — youth education.
Schools are a popular target for militants, often because they educate girls or because their curriculum is not considered Islamic enough for the Pakistani Taliban, which wields significant influence in the region.
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