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Pakistan’s leading human rights lawyer and Alternative Nobel Laureate Asma Jahangir has passed away

Press Release                              Stockholm, 11 February 2018 The Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir, who received the 2014 Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”, has died of a heart attack at the age of 66. Jahangir had served as the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran since 2016. Ole […]