Asma Jilani Jahangir (27 January 1952 – 11 February 2018) was a leading Pakistani lawyer. Born in Lahore, she was an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, President Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and a human rights activist who works both in Pakistan and internationally to prevent the persecution of religious minorities, women, and exploitation of children.
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- Muneeza Shamsi article 'A ray of hope' in daily Dawn, Karachi, Pakistan, 2nd April 1998
- "Asma Jahangir profile". Archived from the original on 2005-05-02. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
- Times, The Sindh (11 February 2018). "Human rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away in Lahore". Archived from the original on 11 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.