I Am Malala

Raymond Davis Character Analysis

An American diplomat and supposed CIA agent who’s arrested in Pakistan after shooting two Muslims who he claimed were harassing him. Davis’s arrest causes relations between America and Pakistan to deteriorate in the early 2010s, and later makes it more difficult for Malala to be taken out of the country for medical treatment.
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Raymond Davis Character Timeline in I Am Malala

The timeline below shows where the character Raymond Davis appears in I Am Malala. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 17: Praying to Be Tall
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...nearby towns, and say that innocent civilians are being murdered. A likely CIA operative named Raymond Davis shoots and kills two Pakistani men in Lahore, and is sent to jail afterwards. In... (full context)
Chapter 22: Journey into the Unknown
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...insists. General Kayani is reluctant to send Malala to the United States, especially after the Raymond Davis crisis. Reynolds suggests that Malala be sent to Birmingham, England, the home of one of... (full context)