There have been public gatherings condemning the violence in Lahore since my visit as well. At least six hundred “members of civil rights organizations, singers and students” attended a candlelight vigil at the Liberty Roundabout and a rally at the Press Club in May 2012 after militant attacks on mosques belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect killed ninety-five.3 Everyone in the United States who watches television knows about Pakistani terrorists, but until the Taliban shooting of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai in October 2012, most did not know about those who were standing up to the terrorists. Pakistani peace activists—that is not a stereotype, but it is a reality.
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