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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…

HRCP alarmed by opposition for human rights defenders

LAHORE: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Tuesday expressed its alarm and serious dismay over Pakistan voting against a United Nations General Assembly resolution that called for recognising the role of human rights defenders (HRDs) and the need for their protection.