But do they do the Taliban?
Because the saintly Taliban would not and could not do this. Right? –˜Taliban not burning girls” schools,– from APP, August 24 :
ISLAMABAD: Various gangs of criminals are active in the NWFP in guise of the Taliban, provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain said on Saturday, adding that the Taliban should not be blamed for the burning of girls” schools and other militant activities.
The criminals want to serve the agenda of their “international masters”, Hussain told the state-run PTV channel.
Ah: so it’s the Zionists who are burning girls’ schools! I should have known!
In any case, they’ve been busy:
–˜Militants destroyed 125 girls” schools in 10 months,– by Akhtar Amin for the Daily Times, August 21 (thanks to all who sent this in):
PESHAWAR: Students and owners of girls” schools of the troubled Swat district have strongly criticised the NWFP and federal governments for not protecting them and their schools from militants” attacks and occupation of security forces, saying 125 schools have been burnt and bombed by militants during the last ten months in the violence-hit district.
They were speaking at a seminar entitled “Securing Girls” Right to Education in Conflicts” organised by Action Aid along with its partner organisations Society for Protection of Rights of Child (SPARC) and Khwendo Kor here on Wednesday.
Citizens from different fields belonging to Swat and Dir districts expressed their deep concern over the government’s lack of concern over attacking and bombing of girls” schools by militants in the two districts of the province….