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Asma Jahangir: A Memorial
Asma Jahangir Foundation, Asia Society, and Open Society Foundations host a memorial in memory of Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir (1952-2018). Jahangir was an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the founding chairwoman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion, and United Nations  rapporteur on human rights and extrajudicial killings. The event highlights Jahangir’s many contributions to the United Nations ,where she served as UN Special Rapporteur on numerous occasions.  Invited speakers pay tribute to her legacy, accompanied by a screening of a short film about her life, and a reception.

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