PBA expresses deep sorrow over Asma’s death
KARACHI: In a statement issued in Karachi, the Executive Committee and members of Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) expressed their deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Asma Jahangir, Senior Advocate Supreme Court.
Asma Jehangir was one of the most fearless, forthright, vocal voice in support of an independent judiciary, rule of law and democracy in Pakistan.
She always remained steadfast for unfolding the truth against all odds. She fought relentlessly for civil liberties especially securing the rights of women, children and the downtrodden.
Asma strongly believed in independence of media and responsible journalism. PBA is honoured that the last case that she argued in the Supreme Court on Friday was to represent and protect the entire electronic media industry of Pakistan.
In losing Asma, Pakistan has lost its most courageous voice.
On behalf of all its members, PBA extends its sympathies to the bereaved family and prays to Allah to give them the courage to bear this irreparable loss.—PR