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Geneva, Brussels, Tunis, 12 February 2018

The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and its global SOS-Torture Network are saddened by the death of one of the world’s leading and finest human rights advocates.

Asma Jahangir, leading figure of the democracy and human rights movement in Pakistan and globally, died unexpectedly of a heart attack in Lahore at the age of 66.


(Bangkok/Kathmandu, 12 February, 2018) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is deeply saddened by the sudden demise of eminent human rights defender, lawyer and social activist Asma Jahangir in Lahore, after she suffered a cardiac arrest on 11 February 2018. Asma Jahangir was known for her social activities in Pakistan and South Asia on... (Read More)

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