Asma Jahangir Archive

Updated: Asma Jahangir’s SCBA on blasphemy law: ye dagh dagh ujala: In a unanimous resolution today, SCBA warned government against pardoning Aasia Bibi. The meeting was chaired by the SCBA president Asma Jahangir .   Later addressing a press conference, Ms Jahangir criticised the government’s performance and its failure to
LHC overstepped in barring Zardari from pardoning blasphemy-accused Christian: HRW: Related Article: Nawaz Sharif’s sectarian poodle in Lahore High Court stays Aasia bibi’s release The Lahore High Court’s order to bar President Asif Ali Zardari from pardoning Aasia Bibi, the Christian woman sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy,
Asma Jahangir awarded UN prize for promoting human rights: UNITED NATIONS: One of Pakistan’s leading human rights defenders, Asma Jahangir, was Tuesday named as this year’s winner of a UN award that recognizes outstanding individual contribution to promoting a culture of human rights around the world. The Director-General
Schizophrenia on women’s rights – by Mahmood Adeel: Two diametrically opposed articles on the status of women’s rights in this country appear in today’s news. They should both be read together, hopefully resulting in an open and honest discussion of one of the great . For all
Asma Jahangir’s victory and the reaction of reactionary forces – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: In my immediate response to Asma Jahangir’s victory titled “Asma Jahangir’s victory is a loss for Jang Group’s yellow journalism” I had expressed my glee over the symbolic nature of her victory. It was also heartening to see a
Toon Talk: Yellow Journalists pale further – by M. Ali: In simple words…second loss in one week.
Hamid Khan: Downfall of the godfather of the Insaf Business Association: The notorious role of Hamid Khan Advocate (a vice president of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) in the anti-Asma Jahangir campaign in recent SCBA elections has remained largely ignored in the mainstream media. This is not much different to Hamid
Asma Jahangir’s victory makes us realise that the decision power rests with the people of Pakistan – by Ali Raja: Intellect On The Front Foot: Congratulations Asma Jahangir “Cross Connectivity” is a term of English language which though originated in good old Britain but gained the essence of recognition in dear Pakistan. “Cross Connectivity” was defined by H.B.Acton way
Military Mullah Nexus – by Shahid Mahmood: Related articles on LUBP: General Ahmad Shuja Pasha’s letter to Mullah Baradar – by Hakim Hazik Taliban Apologist Court bars extradition of Mullah Baradar It is not a self-created tragedy that almost one million people gave up their lives
My salute to Asma Jahangir – by Sikandar Mehdi: Related Articles: Congratulations, Asma Jahangir won the SCBA elections – by pejamistri Asma Jahangir becomes first female SCBA president; success of democracy in Pakistan Asma Jahangir’s victory is a loss for Jang Group’s yellow journalism – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi
Asma Jahangir becomes first female SCBA president; once again Pakistani liberals defeated the right wingers: Related articles: Congratulations, Asma Jahangir won the SCBA elections – by pejamistri Asma Jahangir’s victory is a loss for Jang Group’s yellow journalism – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani felicitated Asma
Asma Jahangir’s victory is a loss for Jang Group’s yellow journalism – by Ahmed Iqbalabadi: Related articles: Congratulations, Asma Jahangir won the SCBA elections – by pejamistri Asma Jahangir becomes first female SCBA president; success of democracy in Pakistan I was in my class teaching a very dry subject when I saw an email
Asma targeted in Ahmadi hate campaign: LAHORE: One of the leading candidates in the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections is being targeted by a hate campaign that calls her an Ahmedi, pro-American and pro-Indian. The Khatme Nabuwwat Lawyers Forum based in Markaze Sirajia, a
Mad ‘Sacred Cow’ Disease -by Mahmood Adeel: As I was thinking about the vilification of Marvi Memon for daring to suggest that maybe we should get the facts before we construct a shrine to Dr Aafia, it started to occur to me that part of the reason
Hamid Mir in support of Asma Jahangir: Hamid Mir in his column titled “Jamhooriat aur Tuhmat Ka Culture” has supported Asma Jahangir in the recent linking of her candidature for the position of SCBA president with “Zardari Camp” as created by Ansar Abbasi and gang. The
Asma Jahangir against Ansar Abbasi’s henchman: Ahmed Noorani is part of the group that is controlled by Ansar Abbasi at The News and Jang. Ahmed Noorani is known for taping conversations. He has done so with Nazir Naji, inciting him to hurl abuses at Ahmed
Asma Jahangir’s rejoinder to The News / Jang: Shame on Ansar Abbasi and his gang of blackmailers in Jang / The News (who are known to be on the payroll of the Jamaat-e-Islami and Hizbut Tahrir) for writing malicious, misleading articles against one of the (very few)
A hard-hitting report – by Asma Jahangir: Source: Dawn THE UN inquiry report on Benazir Bhutto’s assassination may not be an eye-opener but it does put the record straight and fixes responsibility for the tragedy. Responses to the report have been mixed. Some have been dismissive
Strengths and pitfalls of the 18th Amendment – By Asma Jahangir: Our political leadership must make up its mind: either it commits itself to non-discriminatory policies on minorities or confesses to bigotry., writes Asma Jahangir. The much-awaited constitutional reforms may have sailed through the National Assembly and Senate but there
Pakistan is heading towards judicial dictatorship – Asma Jahangir: Asma says judicial dictatorship on the cards KARACHI: People will soon witness a judicial dictatorship in the country if the judiciary continuously moves ahead in its present direction and then we would forget military and political dictatorships, HRCP chairperson
Taraqqiati mansoobay bamuqabila sazishi mansoobay – by Ahsan Abbas Shah: Article By : Ahsan Abbas Shah. Edited and Posted By : Farhad Ahmed Jarral. ترقیاتی منصوبے بمُقابلہ سازشی منصوبے پپلز پارٹی کی شریک چیرمین اور صدرِ پاکستان پنجاب کے دورہ پر ہیں اپنے دورہء پنجاب میں اُنہوں نے بیش
Asma Jahangir vs Justice Ramday – by Khalid Wasti: ذہنی عدم بلوغت اور منافقت ۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔ افسوس کہ من حیث القوم ہم ابھی تک بالغ نظر کہلانے کے حقدار نہیں ہیں ۔ ہماری ذہنی سطح اس حد سے اوپر تو اٹھ ہی نہیں رہی کہ جو شخص سپریم کورٹ
Judging versus lynching: Asma voices concern over NRO verdict Wednesday, December 23, 2009 ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court in its verdict on NRO has targeted the whole democratic structure by extending its power and crossing the constitutional limits, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
Playing the Corruption Card – by Anas Muhammad: By Anas Muhammad On 12 October 1999, General Prevez Musharraf ouster the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a non violent military coup. The reason given by Musharraf was the rampant corruption under Nawaz Sharifs regime. Although the
“The judge raj” in Pakistan is paving way for another military dictatorship: …Our lordships may be cautioned about the possibility that judicial activism sometimes runs the risk of intruding on turf strictly belonging in our constitutional scheme of things to other institutions of state. In the post-judiciary restoration era, the respect
Who is next in Ahmed Quarishi and Zaid Hamid’s traitors list ?: By: Jarri Mirza Contribution by guest blogger : Humza Ikram First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a communist;Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I
The Mumbai terror attacks and the jingoistic media – by Asma Jahangir: A turning point — Asma Jahangir The recent Mumbai terror attacks should be the turning point. Governments of the region are challenged to support an open and transparent investigation in order to identify and prosecute the masterminds behind such