Asma Jahangir recalled on third demise commemoration

The courageous common liberties lobbyist passed on at 66

Today is the second passing commemoration of Asma Jahangir, a common freedoms extremist who was known for her boldness both in the courts and in the city.


Jahangir died after a heart failure in Lahore. She was 66.

She was the

first lady to become President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of

Pakistan, next to heading the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

Related: Asma Jahangir: Her life in pictures

Asma Jahangir was additionally known for her backing of issues like minorities’ privileges and ladies’ privileges. She spoken transparently against the military foundation, and for privileges of the Baloch and Kashmiris.

In 2014, she approached Pakistan’s top ministers and Islamic gatherings to denounce the abuse of obscenity laws. She said this could help turn around a rising tide of crowd killings.

Asma Jahangir was a worldwide symbol, the US government had said on her passing.

Naming her as a ‘worldwide symbol’ in common liberties, at that point US Department of State representative related Jahangir’s administrations for Pakistan as the originator and director of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and the previous President of the Supreme Court Bar Association.

“Most as of late, she filled in as UN uncommon rapporteur on the circumstance of common liberties in Iran, energetically battling for the benefit of the Iranian individuals as they requested opportunity, pride, and basic freedoms.”

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