Botched oklahoma execution

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CURRENT EVENT | MAY 6, 2014

Botched Oklahoma Execution

An Oklahoma execution went wrong when the prisoner was in apparent agony instead of a quick death through lethal injection. The governor is now calling for a review of execution procedures, which has ignited a death penalty debate.

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  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

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  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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