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Rani was arrested and charged with the murder of her husband. Even though the police found no physical evidence connecting her to the crime, she was still arrested and even convicted. The only reasons given were that she was last seen with her husband before his disappearance. Not only did the legal system pin the crime of murder on a minor girl and jailed her for so long, it also ignored her appeals.
October 23rd, 2020; Bureau Report; LAHORE; “When we first heard about her death it was almost as if we had become shelterless. But in time 'Bibi' Asma’s training kicked in and all of us felt a deep desire to push forward with her life’s mission,” says Alia Malik, Director AGHS Legal Aid Cell, while talking about her experience in leading the AGHS team after the loss of Asma Jahangir.
The Habib Jalib Peace Award for the year 2020 has been given to the globally recognized prominent human rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir. Since 2007, the Habib Jalib Peace Award has been given to known personalities ...
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