Malala Yousufzai, 14, is now in the hands of medical experts in England. The Pakistani teen was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban last week when riding home in a school van with other classmates in the Swat Valley region, near the border with Afghanistan.
Malala was targeted by the gunmen for speaking out about girls’ rights to education. Last year when asked why she risks her life, she told CNN’s Reza Sayah, "I shall raise my voice...I have rights. I have the right of education. I have the right to play. I have the right to sing. I have the right to talk. I have the right to go to market. I have the right to speak up."
The Islamic extremists aimed to silence her defiant message, and have promised to attack her again if she survives her injuries.
In response, supporters from around the world are holding rallies, signing petitions, and demanding justice for Malala. Yesterday in Karachi, tens of thousands gathered to back Malala’s cause and condemn the Taliban.
A few arrests have been made, and Pakistan's interior minister told CNN's Christiane Amanpour there is a $1 million dollar bounty on the Taliban spokesman who took credit for the attack.
Anderson will talk to Reza about security for her family before she was gunned down, and now. And Dr. Sanjay Gupta will give insight on the recovery process for a patient with severe brain damage. Watch at 8 and 10 p.m. ET.
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