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Jun 07, 2018
Enforced disappearances: As Raza Khan remains 'missing', Pakistani activists' lives continue to be in dangerPeace 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
Feb 24, 2018
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
Feb 12, 2018
Asma Jahangir, a gutsy rights activist who pulled no punches when criticising either India or PakistanAsma 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.
Feb 12, 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres pays tribute to Asma Jahangir, lauds her courage in campaigns for justice and equalityThe 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.
Feb 11, 2018
Asma Jahangir dies at 66: Pakistan human rights activist fought for persecuted minorities, opposed military regimeNoted Pakistani lawyer and haman rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away on Sunday after a cardiac arrest, media reports said.
Jul 28, 2017
Panama Papers verdict: Forget corruption optics, Nawaz Sharif paid price for challenging army's authorityWhat 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.