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Asma Jahangir’s demise: The end of an era

Renowned Pakistani lawyer and human rights champion Asma Jahangir – 66 passed away on Sunday morning after suffering from cardiac arrest. Asma was known for her outspoken nature and the efforts she has done for human rights. She acquired several awards, including a Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 2010 and a Sitara-e-Imtiaz. For the promotion of a Culture…

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Funeral prayers for Khurram Zaki offered outside CM House

KARACHI: Funeral prayers for Khurram Zaki, a human rights activist and social media campaigner who was shot dead last night, have been offered outside Chief Minister House on Sunday evening, Samaa reported. Heavy police contingents are deployed at the area surrounding the CM House. Yesterday, four assailants riding on two motorcycles had opened fire on…

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Famed activist Sabeen’s driver killed in Karachi

KARACHI: Renowned social worker Sabeen Mahmud’s driver has been killed in Karachi area of Ibrahim Hyderi. According to police sources, a man who was killed in Ibrahim Hyderi late Monday has been identified as Ghulam Abbas in Tuesday’s wee hours. Police sources said some unidentified miscreants riding motorcycles sprayed him with bullets. SHO Ibrahim Hyder…

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