ASMA JAHANGIR CONFERENCE 2024

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The fifth conference was held on 25–26 April 2024 at Faletti’s Hotel in Lahore in memory of Asma Jahangir. More than 100 speakers addressed in a total of 20 different sessions including freedom of the press, rule of law, human rights crisis in Gaza and Jammu and Kashmir, issues of women and minorities rights, unfair accountability, the correct concept of national security and many others.

The conference was organized by AGHS and Asma Jahangir Foundation in collaboration with Pakistan Bar Council and Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. The keynote address of the fifth conference was by Senior Punie Judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah.

German Ambassador to Pakistan Alfred Grannas was speaking during the fifth Asma Jahangir Conference when he was interrupted by a pro-Palestinian protester. Demonstrators questioned the ambassador’s courage to discuss civil rights while Germany was accused of atrocities against Palestinians. The blockade sparked a spirited dialogue, with chants of “free, free Palestine” and “from the river to the sea” filling the air. The ambassador responded by telling the protesters to leave if they want to shout, saying that shouting is not a debate. The organizers of the conference later kicked out the youth who raised their voices for Palestine.

ASMA JAHANGIR CONFERENCE 2022

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Speakers call for early legislation on enforced disappearances 

Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022, legislators, lawyers and activists have called for expediting legislation on enforced disappearances and arbitrary detentions to resolve the

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AGHS paralegals pay tribute to Asma Jahangir for her struggle for women’s rights

#AJCONF is open to the public with free entry. Join us on

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‘IMF pact hinders flood rehabilitation efforts’

Speaking in the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022's session on ‘Reconstruction and Rehabilitation

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Female enumerators needed to accurately reflect census data on women: speakers

Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022's session on population, activists and

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Judges must not rewrite the Constitution in the name of ‘Interpretation’: Parliamentarians 

Speaking at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022, senior parliamentarians called on apex

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ASMA JAHANGIR CONFERENCE 2021

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UNCENSORED | Mainstreaming Gender Equality in the Judiciary

Panelists called for amendments to rules and laws that ensure increased participation of women in the legal profession, transparency in the process of appointment of

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AJ Conference closing session cut off after Nawaz joins panel

The organizers of the Asma Jahangir Conference regrets the state’s highhandedness after

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UNCENSORED | Anti-Rape Legislation – Barriers to Implementation

Speaking on the lack of implementation of rape laws, panelists at the

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UNCENSORED | Impact of Talibanization on Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity

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UNCENSORED | Mainstreaming Gender Equality in the Judiciary

Panelists called for amendments to rules and laws that ensure increased participation

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ASMA JAHANGIR CONFERENCE 2019

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After Asma

THE Asma Jahangir Conference in Lahore last weekend was a spirited attempt at highlighting some of the causes that the champion human rights campaigner had

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Political leaders demand respect for Constitution, 18th Amendment – OCTOBER 21, 2019

LAHORE: Speakers in a session at the Asma Jahangir Conference on Sunday

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Another Charter of Democracy need of the hour – OCTOBER 21, 2019

LAHORE: The Asma Jahangir Conference concluded on Sunday with addresses by political

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Indian forces committing crimes against humanity: AJK PM

LAHORE Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider said

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Ajoka Theatre’s upcoming play will pay tribute to Asma Jahangir

KARACHI:  Ajoka Theatre is gearing up for a play which will pay

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ASMA JAHANGIR CONFERENCE 2018

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Censorship detrimental to fundamental rights, panelists say at Asma Jahangir Conference

LAHORE: The participants of the Asma Jahangir Conference on Saturday resolved that the imposition of censorship in the name of national interests must end as it

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Legacy of the Human Rights Icon continues – The Two-Day Asma Jahangir Conference concluded

October 15, 2018 Staff report LAHORE (Webdesk) – The two-day first Asma

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State must ensure human rights of citizens: Asma Jahangir Conference

LAHORE: The Asma Jahangir Conference 2018 under the theme ‘Justice for Empowerment’

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Censorship detrimental to fundamental rights, panelists say at Asma Jahangir Conference

LAHORE: The participants of the Asma Jahangir Conference on Saturday resolved that the

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Experts, audience divided over efficacy of death penalty

LAHORE: The speakers and audience of a session at the Asma Jahangir

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