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