“For a few minutes I really wasn’t accepting that I am going to die, I was praying-I want to be with my mum one last time, with my friends. What about those promises I made with my parents and those dream as I waited for my death”
Waleed Khan was involved in the 2014 Peshawar school massacre surviving multiple shots to the face and body. He describes the changes wrought by the Taliban, the school massacre and shooting itself and being saved by treatment from the NHS. He is a member of the British Youth Parliament and awarded a Point of Light award for his activism against radicalisation.