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For German Neo-Nazis and Pakistani Taliban it appears the old adage of “any press is good press” does not ring true.

In Pakistan, a Taliban commander has declared war on the media and made death threats against reporters, for the coverage of the Taliban’s attempt on the life of a 14-year-old school girl.

Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by militants in an order issued by feared Taliban commander Maulana Fazlullah and remains in a British hospital in “grave” condition.

The shooting drew widespread criticism and public outrage in Pakistan and Afghanistan against the Taliban.

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Pakistan’s interior minister, Rehman Mali, has said the government has posted a $1 million bounty for the Taliban spokesperson who claimed responsibility for the attack.

But the Taliban say the outrage is because of biased media reporting.

“For days and days, coverage of the Malala case has shown clearly that the Pakistani…

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