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Malala portrait unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

By: Sarwar Alam

A PORTRAIT of activist Malala Yousafzai has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery. The image by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat shows the Nobel Peace Prize winner along with an inscription of a poem written by Pashtu poet Rahmat Shah Sayel in 2011. Malala said: “I am honoured to have my portrait included in the National Portrait Gallery alongside some of Britain’s most influential writers, artists and leaders. I hope it will remind visitors that girls everywhere are fighting for change in their communities and countries — their stories must also be heard.”Neshat’s work is one of a pair of…

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