Knox Grad Counters Extremism in Pakistan

a-2015-07-02-ahmad-phillyFrom: Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA) –

Knox graduate Gauher Aftab “is working in Pakistan [on a comic book for kids] to help combat extremism. The 31-year-old Gauher Aftab says his religious studies instructor in (high school) convinced him to join militants fighting India in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir…

He later reconsidered the decision and went on to attend Knox College, a liberal arts school in Illinois. Now Aftab works with a group called CFXcomics, which aims to counter extremist propaganda…
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