LAHORE:Ajoka Theatre’s play “Saira Aur Maira” which enthralled the audience this weekend was in fact a tribute from Asma’s daughters to their mother, an iconic figure in Pakistan’s human rights movement. Sulema and Munizae, Asma’s daughters, approached Ajoka’s Shahid Nadeem...
The two-day Asma Jahangir Conference last Saturday and Sunday quite unobtrusively developed into a people’s assembly. Each of the scores of speakers offered a few words by way of tribute to Asma Jahangir and then started telling the audience...
LAHORE: The Asma Jahangir Conference concluded on Sunday with addresses by political party leaders Yousuf Raza Gilani, Maryam Aurangzeb and Munazza Hassan who spoke about the struggle for democracy, political emancipation of women and the freedom of the press. Munazza...
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...
LAHORE: While glowing tribute were paid to iconic human rights activist of Pakistan Asma Jahangir at the second day of the conference here on Saturday, Azad Jammu & Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider regretted that no serious efforts...
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...
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...
(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...
Excellencies, Honourable Justices, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, It is a privilege to join you on this auspicious occasion. Allow me to express my appreciation to the AGHS Legal Aid Cell, the Asma Jahangir Foundation, Pakistan Bar Council and all...
LAHORE: Thought-provoking discussions on women’s role in various fields were part of the concluding day of Asma Jahangir conference on Sunday. In the session ‘Politics Inspire Art and Art Inspires politics’ that was moderated by former National College of Arts...