Ghazala Javed

 

 

Age: 24

 

Summary: Pakistani pop singer who defied the Pakistani Taliban regime's decree against music and dancing as she performed many songs and recorded several music videos in her native Pashto language that was popular with young, progressive ethnic Pashtuns in northwest Pakistan despite the ban on singing and dancing in the deeply conservative, male-dominated country.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a drive-by shooting

 

Born: January 1, 1988

 

Died: June 18, 2012

 

Location: Peshawar, Pakistan