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Enforced disappearances: As Raza Khan remains 'missing', Pakistani activists' lives continue to be in danger
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Enforced disappearances: As Raza Khan remains 'missing', Pakistani activists' lives continue to be in danger

Peace activist Raza Khan of Aaghaz-e-Dosti, who is believed to have 'disappeared' for speaking up against what he thought was wrong, continues to be missing six months later

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

Asma Jahangir, a gutsy rights activist who pulled no punches when criticising either India or Pakistan
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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 and minorities, for peace with India and against military intervention in the democratic process.

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

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

Panama Papers verdict: Forget corruption optics, Nawaz Sharif paid price for challenging army's authority
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Panama Papers verdict: Forget corruption optics, Nawaz Sharif paid price for challenging army's authority

What we are seeing now is a total erosion of civilian authority in Pakistan and the germination of this deadly game lies in the fact that Nawaz Sharif made the cardinal error of trying to challenge the army's authority.