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The killing of 141 people, of which 132 were children, at the Army Public School in Peshawar, pushed some into silence, and compelled others to speak.

One of those who felt compelled to speak is Shahzaib Hussain, an electrical engineer by profession. Shahzaib also draws cartoons on social issues. This one appeared on his Facebook page on Wednesday, the despair of a woman who has lost her child.

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Peshawar Cartoon

He was a former student at the very school where the children were killed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and has fond memories of the principal. This is what he wrote about her: “The ever gorgeous.. The ever brave.. My school time principal.. Mam Tahira Qazi.

"The bravest women I know. She refused to leave the school despite being provided a safe way out. She chose to stay in with the students and eventually embraced Shahadat.

"Thankyou ma'm you and all those brave teachers are the reason why thousands of people attentively listen to us today."

May Allah (swt) grant her the highest status in jannat. And give her closed ones patience.

Ameen.”

And another one.

Peshawar Cartoon 2

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