WALEED KHAN

Short documentary comissioned by Global Citizen. Waleed Khan was just 12 years old when six gunmen affiliated with the Pakistani Taliban attacked his school in Peshawar. Waleed was shot eight times, including six times in the head and face, but survived. He’s now using his story to help improve education around the world and save children from suffering the same fate as his friends. “They're not scared of bombs and guns. They’re scared of education.," Waleed says. "That's why they attacked my school. They know that it is the only weapon which can totally eradicate terrorism from its roots.

© 2020 George Watson

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