Asma Jahangir Conference kicks off

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LAHORE: On the first day of “Asma Jahangir Conference 2019 – Roadmap for Human Rights”, experts proposed three reforms in dealing with cases of sexual harassment against women and children, here Friday. The proposals are: timely alarm in such cases,...
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...
Former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Sunday said the government was introducing black laws to suppress sane political voices. Addressing the Asma Jahangir Conference on Sunday, Gilani said, “Our government, instead of suppressing the sit-in, protected it, but today...
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: 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...

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: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider said on Saturday that Indian forces are committing crimes against humanity in occupied Kashmir. PM Haider said so while addressing a special session of Asma Jahangir Conference on human rights...
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...
(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...