Asma’s loneliness reflected the place that civil society — even the incremental, bourgeois variety — had in Pakistan. In most other countries, what she did would have been heroic but hardly life-threatening. And for all her celebrity status abroad, Asma lacked a constituency within Pakistan.
Asma Jahangir opposed military dictators, alienated religious parties, did not mince words against the country’s highest court.
Asma Jahangir was not an agent of any State. She was the agent of the poor and helpless masses
Asma fought Zia’s military dictatorship, her lawyer’s office in Lahore becoming a shelter of sorts for those persecuted by the regime. She was also at the forefront of the battle, against the anti-women Hudood laws that Zia introduced.
In the year 1983, Jahangir was put under house arrest and later imprisoned for participating in the movement for the restoration of political and fundamental rights during the military regime.
“I do believe that this time the army would have to understand that the system cannot be derailed every few years,
that instability in Pakistan is something that people are not prepared for. We had it for too long,” Jahangir said
Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and Hafeez Saeed,will launch an anti-India drive across Pakistan.
Asma Jahangir said that her well wishers had already told her about the murder plot.
US Intelligence agencies had uncovered evidence of a plot hatched by Pakistani security official.
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Jahangir also provided details of what she said were steps taken against her by Pakistans intelligence agencies.
Jahangir told TV news channels about the threats to her life late last night.
Im a guest of the Prime Minister with whom I have had a long-standing political association.
Magsaysay Award winner and President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan Asma Jahangir urged the governments of Pakistan and India.