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Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir posthumously honoured with 2018 UN human rights award

Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir posthumously honoured with 2018 UN human rights award

United Nations, Dec 19 (UNI) Late Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir has posthumously been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize 2018 on Monday at a ceremony at UN Headquarters in New York.
The prize was awarded to Jahangir, who passed away on February 11 after suffering a stroke at the age of 66. Asma’s daughter Munizae Jahangir accepted the award.
UN Human rights twitter account posted " Many remember Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir as “a giant” in the global human rights movement. Learn about her fearless contributions to #humanrights & why she’s one of this year’s UN Human Rights Prize winners: #StandUp4HumanRights.

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