Asma Jahangir Conference starts today

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LAHORE: Foreign dignitaries, including the European Union ambassador, the Netherlands’ human rights ambassador British author and historian Victoria Schofield and journalist Christina Lamb, will join the second edition of Asma Jahangir Conference that is starting here today (Friday) besides...
(Webdesk) – The two-day first Asma Jahangir “Justice for Empowerment Conference”, organized at Lahore’s Avari Hotel from Oct. 13-14, 2018 was concluded with a rich homage paid by senior lawmakers, judges, civil rights activists, diplomats and journalists to Asma...
KARACHI:  Ajoka Theatre is gearing up for a play which will pay tribute to the late human rights activist Asma Jahangir. The production is set to be staged on October 19 at Alhamra Hall, Lahore. PHOTO: FILE Written and directed by Shahid...
LAHORE: Speakers at a seminar said social media trolls are busy discrediting and putting women down, and acknowledged vulnerability of all others owing to lack of online protection. “Truth filters should be placed on social media,” suggested columnist and author...

After Asma

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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 stood for in her lifetime. Supremacy and efficacy of civilian rule, faith in democracy,...
LAHORE: Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference here on Sunday termed the current accountability law in vogue in the country a bad piece of law and called for an across-the-board accountability. Addressing at the Legislative, Judicial & Executive Responsibility towards...
LAHORE: “We have created two Pakistans – one for the masses and the other for the elite,” says economist Kaiser Bengali. The elite class has created a parallel economy by setting up industries, organisations and services. “All those who got amnesty...
LAHORE: Speakers in a session at the Asma Jahangir Conference on Sunday prescribed respect for the 18th Amendment and provincial autonomy that it provides, curtailment of government expenditure, protection of human rights, strengthening of democracy and rule of power...
Ajoka’s tribute to Asma Jahangir on 19th

Ajoka’s tribute to Asma Jahangir on 19th

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LAHORE: Ajoka is working on its new play, Saira Aur Maira, to pay a tribute to human rights activist the late Asma Jahangir. The premier of the play will be held on coming Saturday (Oct 19) at Alhamra Art...
LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders said they have to decide whether the country should be run according to the Constitution or not, allaying concerns that protest for democratic rights has been...