She was born in Lahore in politically active family in 1952.
She was also the first woman president of the Supreme Court Bar Association. The funeral would take place after Salima's return to Pakistan, the family announced. She was admitted to a private hospital last night over cardiac problem, where she breathed her last.
According to media reports, she was also suffering from cancer and remained under treatment for years.
Nobel Peace Prize victor Malala Yousafzai described her as a "savior of democracy and human rights".
Pakistan Bar Council's Executive Committee Chairman Ghulam Shabbir Shar and Vice Chairman Kamran Murtaza, expressing their deep sense of shock and grief on the very sad demise of Asma Jehangir, have called the members of the legal fraternity to observe mourning on the sad demise of the fearless lady for three days from February 12 to 14.
Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jehangir in June 2017.
"Democracy, human rights and resistance against oppression lost a great soldier - Asma Jehangir. Ameen", Maryam Nawaz, daughter of Nawaz Sharif tweeted.
NA Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have condoled the sad demise of prominent lawyer and renowned human rights icon Asma Jahangir.
"I and many others didn't agree with some of her views".
As soon as the news of her death broke, #AsmaJahangir started trending on Twitter in Pakistan. I can not believe she is no more among us.
Over her demise, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said the entire country paid tribute to Jahangir's services. Her daughter Muneezay is a TV anchor.
She also founded the PakistanHuman Rights Commission, was co-chair of South Asians for Human Right, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Arbitrary or summary executions, and later the United Nations Rapporteur of Freedom of religion or belief.
In 1986, she moved to Geneva and became the vice-chair of the Defence for Children International. She was a true defender of human rights, democracy and fought till her last breath against authoritarian power, orthodoxy and discrimination.
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Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (top row, centre) applauds at the opening ceremony . The speech led to the isolated nation sending 22 athletes and 500 North Koreans to the Winter Olympics .
He still retains the support of a faction within the ANC but has seen several prominent party allies desert him recently. Zuma had been set to officiate at the awards ceremony at the Cape Town International Convention Centre today.
Lidwina Church in Yogyakarta province, Indonesia, following an attack by a sword-wielding man during Sunday Mass, Feb. 11, 2018. People in the church were pursued by the assailant while they were running out through the door.
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It also offers $89 billion in extra disaster relief for hurricanes and wildfires that hit several states previous year . The two-year budget deal would lift caps on defense and non-defense spending by $300 billion over two years.
The bill also provides funding for the children health insurance program for four years, and money for community health clinics. The plan includes more than $7 billion in funding over two years for the nation's community health centers. ¹In theory, anyway.
The 30-year old male bus driver was arrested for unsafe driving causing death and risky driving causing grievous bodily harm. Hong Kong's double-decker buses can accommodate around 140 seated and standing passengers, depending upon the model.
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Weather service meteorologist Trent Frey says the forecast is for up to nine inches of snow in Detroit through late Friday . A commuter train pulls into the LaSalle Street station under a heavy snow fall early Friday , Feb. 9, 2018, in Chicago .
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Later, Fiorentina's Gil Dias broke free and got off a powerful shot that slammed off the woodwork in the 38th minute. Juventus moved to the top of the Serie A table with a 2-0 win over Fiorentina at the Juventus Stadium.
Hopefully, Lucas was able to give Howard some advice that will help him deliver the film that fans are hoping for. Though Kennedy did not share any further details about the scene, she expects fans to get a laugh out of it.
In 2016, FedEx VP of Market Development Michael Glenn said Amazon accounts for just 3% of the Memphis-based carrier's revenue . The company will be responsible for collecting third-party packages that sell products on ir site and deliver m to customers.
Languishing in sixth place in the Premier League , Wenger's side are however just four points behind fifth placed Tottenham . Instead, Arsenal were left relying on goalkeeper Petr Cech to repeatedly thwart Tottenham and prevent an even heavier loss.
Purdue enters the toughest part of its schedule - against Ohio State , at Michigan State - having not lost since late November. We're not going to get too deep into this game, as it was the most lopsided game of the night. "Our fans were the difference".
Kansas has experienced how evenly matched the Big 12 is this season, having lost to seventh-place Oklahoma State last Saturday. Baylor: The Lady Bears continue to roll in the Big 12, and are 13-0 in conference play for the fourth time in seven years.
The radio communication with the crew was lost several minutes after the take-off, the aircraft disappeared off the radar screen. Pieces of the plane were found in the Ramenskoye region less than 25 miles west of the airport, the ministry said.
According to reports , Joaquin Phoenix has already agreed to play the role of the Joker , but the talks just need to go through. Phillips, who has also worked on Road Trip and War Dogs, will direct the movie and co-write it with Scott Silver.
While the increases are good news for those earning minimum wage, the Surrey Board of Trade says it's too much, too quick. In 2019, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will earn $13.85 an hour, $14.60 in 2020 and $15.20 the following year.
This research is used to develop educational materials for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and other road users. A new report from AAA says that crashes caused by drowsy drivers are higher than federal estimates.
And Buzz Aldrin, second man to step onto the moon, also celebrated after watching the rocket soar "from my favorite launch pad". So, based on the corrected numbers, the auto actually won't make it as far as the asteroid belt, as Musk claimed in his tweet .