The Asma Jehangir Memorial International Conference on human rights this weekend in Lahore has to have been a good thing. It is implied in the title, human rights and Asma Jehangir, recently deceased, undeniably influential, and to all intents and purposes one of the key figures to emerge against military and Islamist rule in Pakistan over the past 30 odd years. This conference was perhaps the biggest in a string of references and tributes organized by Asma’s friends and well-wishers since her sudden demise from a heart attack 6 months ago.