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Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66


She had recently won Sweden's alternative Nobel Prize for her work defending and promoting human rights.

Source: Deutsche Welle

Pakistani human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir, who faced death threats by fighting for unpopular causes and was jailed in the 1980s for her pro-democracy work during military rule, died on Sunday in Lahore.

Source: Reuters

The family of respected Pakistani rights advocate Asma Jahangir has confirmed her death from cardiac arrest.

Source: Deutsche Welle

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