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Sindh CM seeks state funeral for Asma Jahangir

LAHORE: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday requested the federal government in writing for state funeral of Human Rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir, who passed away yesterday. In a letter to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the provincial chief minister has also requested the national flag to be flown at half-mast on the day of her funeral. Following the arrival of Asma Jahangir’s relatives and daughters in the country, the noted lawyer’s funeral, scheduled to be held at 2:00 pm tomorrow…

Veteran Human Rights activist, lawyer Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore

LAHORE: Veteran Human Rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away on Sunday after suffering a cardiac arrest at age of 66, ARY News reported. According to initial reports, Jahangir was shifted to a hospital after she complained of chest pain where she breathed her last. The last rites' details have not been made public yet as Jahangir's children are out of the country. The iconic lawyer had served as the head of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA). She…

Leading Human Rights activist, lawyer Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore

LAHORE: Veteran Human Rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away on Sunday after suffering a cardiac arrest at age of 66, ARY News reported. According to initial reports, Jahangir was shifted to a hospital after she complained of chest pain where she breathed her last. The last rites’ details have not been made public yet as Jahangir’s children are out of the country. The iconic lawyer had served as the head of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA). She…