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Pak activist Asma Jahangir honoured with top UN human rights award

Asma Jahangir was honoured with the 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize, an award given every five years since 1968.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Asma Jahangir posthumously awarded UN Human Rights Prize - Published Also reported by •Sify

Activists pay tributes to late rights advocate Asma Jahangir

[Switzerland], Mar. 13 (ANI): Activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Tuesday paid tributes to Asma Jahangir, Pakistan Human Rights Commission co-founder and an advocate who fought for
Sify - Published

British High commission announces Asma Jahangir Scholarship - Published Also reported by •Sify

Remembering Asma Jahangir: Notes on the life and legacy of Pakistan's indomitable 'lioness'

It would be an uphill task to try to do justice to what Asma Jahangir accomplished | #FirstCulture
Firstpost - Published

Asma Jahangir's funeral prayers held at Gaddafi Stadium - Published Also reported by •Sify

Pakistan: Asma Jahangir laid to rest

In Pakistan, leading human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir was laid to rest in her family's farmhouse on Bedian Road, Lahore today.
All India Radio - Published

Pakistan: People break social and cultural taboos to attend Asma Jahangir's funeral

The funeral prayers for Asma Jahangir, Pakistan's human rights icon and staunch critic of the country's powerful army were offered here today at the Gaddafi Stadium which was attended by thousands of..
DNA - Published

Mourners bid farewell to Pakistan's human rights icon Asma Jahangir

Asma Jahangir was Pakistan's human rights icon and a staunch critic of the country's powerful Army.
Zee News - Published

Pak human rights icon Asma Jahangir's funeral to be held in Lahore today

Prominent lawyer and human rights icon of Pakistan, Asma Jahangir's funeral will be held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore Tuesday afternoon. Jahangir, who co-founded the Human Rights Commission of..
All India Radio - Published

Asma Jahangir, a gutsy rights activist who pulled no punches when criticising either India or Pakistan

Asma Jahangir found herself opposing the other two military rules as well. She was there at the forefront of every difficult moment in Pakistan, opposing Zia and Musharraf alike, standing up for women..
Firstpost - Published

UN chief Antonio Guterres pays tribute to Asma Jahangir, lauds her courage in campaigns for justice and equality

The United Nations Secretary-General has paid tribute to Pakistan's "human rights giant" Asma Jahangir following her death by cardiac arrest at the weekend, praising her courage in campaigns..
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan People's Party mourns Asma Jahangir's demise - Published Also reported by •Sify

'True defender of human rights': Twitter mourns the loss of Asma Jahangir

Following her demise, people from all over the world expressed grief and sorrow, taking to Twitter to send their condolences to Asma's family.Some famous Indians too, took to Twitter to condole and.. - Published

Pakistani rights, democracy activist Asma Jahangir dead - Published Also reported by •SifyZee News

Asma Jahangir's demise 'a great loss of Pakistan' - Published Also reported by •Sify

Prominent Pak activist Asma Jahangir passes away - Published Also reported by •Deccan HeraldSifyZee News

B-Town mourns death of Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir

Condolences pour in for Asma Jahangir
DNA - Published Also reported by •Zee News

Pakistan's activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest

pakistan's activist asma jahangir dies of cardiac arrest
Asma Jahangir, Pakistan's renowned human rights lawyer, social activist and an outspoken critic of the country's powerful military establishment, died in Lahore today of cardiac arrest.
All India Radio - Published Also reported by •Sify

Pakistani human rights champion Asma Jahangir dies

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir, who faced death threats by fighting for unpopular causes and was jailed in the 1980s for her pro-democracy work during..
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Zee NewsSify

Asma Jahangir dies at 66: Pakistan human rights activist fought for persecuted minorities, opposed military regime

Noted Pakistani lawyer and haman rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away on Sunday after a cardiac arrest, media reports said.
Firstpost - Published

Loss of the whole subcontinent: Twitter reacts to Pak lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir's death in Lahore

Prominent Pakistani senior lawyer and human rights activist, Asma Jahangir, passed away at the age of 66 here on Sunday. The cause of her death has not been confirmed yet, but according to media..
DNA - Published

Asma Jahangir, lawyer and human rights activies, dies of cardiac arrest in Lahore

She was 66 years old
DNA - Published

Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore

Jahangir was a human rights lawyer based in Pakistan and was first woman to serve as the President of Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan.
IndiaTimes - Published

SC to open CBI sealed dossier against Karti

The Supreme Court will open on Thursday a sealed cover probe dossier by CBI on alleged irregular financial dealings of Karti Chidamabaram to decide whether he should be permitted to go to Cambridge to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bomb at hospital in Thailand wounds 24

bomb at hospital in thailand wounds 24
A bomb blast at a hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok, wounded 24 people on Monday, the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup. There was no claim of responsibility for the blast at the..
Mid-Day - Published

Indian doctors stranded in Shenzhen leave for Macau

*Beijing*: Twenty-five Indian doctors and their families, who were on a trip to China and got stuck at a hotel in Shenzhen over non-payment of dues, moved to Macau today after the issue was settled,..
Mid-Day - Published

Day after ICJ verdict, Pakistanis ask why Kulbhushan Jadhav was not given consular access

Some Pakistanis have now begun to ask questions about why Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav was denied consular access. "Who gave the opinion to deny consular access to Jadhav in the first place,"..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan govt under fire for its handling of Jadhav's case

The Pakistan government today faced flak over its handling of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhavs case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), with several legal experts questioning the strategy..
Deccan Herald - Published

There is militarisation of society in Pakistan, says ex-PHRC chief

Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 14 (ANI): While delivering a speech on the ‘Deteriorating human rights situation in Pakistan’ in Geneva, ex-chief of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan Asma Jahangir said..
ANI News - Published

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