Monday February 12th 2018

“I think cultural diversity
makes human rights even richer.
It is a part of human rights
to actually respect cultural diversity,
to encourage it.
But cultural diversity does not mean
inhuman treatment of other human beings.”

~ Asma Jahangir

Asma JahangirAsma Jilani Jahangir (27 January 1952 – 11 February 2018) was a Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist who co-founded and chaired the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. She was widely known for playing a prominent role in the Lawyers’ Movement and served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief and as a trustee at the International Crisis Group.


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