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T2F’s Sabeen Mahmud remembered on first death anniversary

Sabeen Mahmud, along with her mother, was targeted in Defence Phase-II area of Karachi. She was in her late 30’s and had acquired education from the Karachi Grammar School.


The political leaders of the country and members of the civil society had strongly condemned the killing of the T2F director. Her funeral prayers were also attended by a large number of people.

First Information Report (FIR) (214/215) of her killing was registered under Sections 302, 324, 34 and 7 of the Anti-terrorism Act (ATA) (1997) at Defence police station.



Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had ordered an investigation into the killing of prominent rights activist Sabeen Mahmud. A military spokesman had stated that her murder case would run in a military court.

She had hosted a seminar about rights abuses in Baluchistan titled “Un-silencing Baluchistan Take 2”, featuring two prominent Baluch rights activists, Mama Qadeer and Farzana Baluch, among other speakers.

The group of terrorists, which targeted a bus of the Ismaili community last year on 20th May, had confessed of carrying out the fatal attack on the T2F director.

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