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Asma Jahangir Leading human rights lawyer passes away in Lahore

Asma Jahangir Leading human rights lawyer passes away in Lahore

Renowned Senior Lawyer & Human Rights Activites Asma Jahangir Pass Away yesterday in Lahore. According to the reports, the family told that she suffered from a cardiac arrest and was subsequently shifted to a hospital, where she breathed her last. She was 66. Details about the funeral have not been made public as yet.

Asma Jahangir Leading human rights lawyer passes away in Lahore

Asma Jahangir was born in Lahore in 1952, she completes her bachelor degree from Kinnaird College and an LLB from Punjab University. She was called to the Lahore High Court in 1980 and to the Supreme Court in 1982. She later went on to become the first woman to serve as president of the Supreme Court Bar Association.She becomes a pro-democracy activist and jailed in 1983 for participating in the Movement for the Restoration of Democracy, Against the Zil ul Haq military dictator. She was also put under house arrest in 2007 for participating in Lawyers’ Movement, She also a co-founder Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. She also received several awards, including a Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 2010 and a Sitara-i-Imtiaz.

 

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