She was reacting to the response by Pakistani minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan expressing anguish and concern over the execution of BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mojaheed for committing crimes during the Liberation War.
She was on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential women.
"When they were putting me in the police van, they assured that my photograph was taken while my back was bare", Ms. Jehangir said.
The nation has been left shocked by her death. She won scores of global awards.
As this newspaper asked her whether she would face any difficulty in her country after receiving an award linked with the Liberation War, she answered with deep conviction.
"My hero, the woman I always looked up to, the woman who inspired me- heart broken- can t imagine how we will ever recover from this #AsmaJhangir #pakistan" said Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid.
Akhtar called Asma "undoubtedly the bravest and the most resilient fighter for human rights".
The cause of her death has not been confirmed yet, but according to media reports, it was due to cardiac arrest.
In 2013, a USA intelligence report claimed that some military officials had planned to kill her during her 2012 India visit.
Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former Pakistan President, Nawaz Sharif, wrote on Twitter, "Democracy, human rights and resistance against oppression lost a great soldier- Asma Jehangir". In his condolence message, he prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to members of the bereaved family to bear irreparable loss with fortitude.
Ziauddin Yousafzai - the father of Malala, Pakistani activist and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate - said Jahangir deserves a state funeral while Indian poet Javed Akhtar called it the loss of the whole subcontinent.
In 2012, Jahangir said that an assassination plot against her had been hatched "at the highest level of the security establishment".
She was born on January 1952. She has also been Supreme Court Bar Association president.
In recognition of her services in the field of human rights, Jahangir was awarded the American Bar Association International Human Rights Award in 1992, the Martin Ennals Award and the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1995.
She was imprisoned in 1983 for agitating against military dictator General Ziaul Haq's regime.
Jahangir was arrested in 2007 by the government of then-military ruler Pervez Musharraf and held under house arrest.
The attack took place early in the morning, the attackers were a group of Jaish-e- Mohammed terrorists. Schools in the entire area around the camp have been closed by authorities as a precautionary measure.
With an eye on the post-Merkel era, party officials said Nahles could "present the party independently, outside the next cabinet". He suggested the SPD had got the better end of the deal, tweeting: "This is the first SPD government led by a CDU chancellor".
Sheriff's Deputies Michael Corley (left) Ralph Sidwell Callaway (right) were both injured and taken to hospital. Sources tell FOX 5's Morse Diggs the warrant was for a failure-to-appear on a traffic citation.
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Statistics Canada says the jobless rate in Windsor last month was 4.6% , down from 6% in December, and 5.4% in January 2017 . While part-time employment dropped by 137,000, full-time employment was up by 49,000 jobs.
Meteorologist Heather Orow in Grand Rapids, Mich., said Friday morning the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel". Almost 1,000 flights were delayed and another 1,500 canceled at Detroit and Chicago airports.
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Longer range electric vehicles and lower battery costs are helping them gain more momentum among consumers, Sen added. India is the world's largest market for two wheels, with over 17 million bikes sold in the year ending March 2017.
The latest FluView data found that flu-related deaths rose to 10.1% - far above the epidemic threshold figure of 7.3%. The flu epidemic remains widespread in almost all states, and experts say it could be a record-breaking season.
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He also expressed honest thanks to Jordan for logistical support extended for smooth facilitation for his Palestine visit. Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and the people of Palestine show that the Indian Prime Minister is a Global Leader.
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Jones and Gatland set stage for fiery England-Wales clash
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Little buzz for Olympic hockey this year
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Black Panther Gets Second Rotten Review
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The Rob Porter scandal has exposed the real John Kelly
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Almost 11.8M enrollfor Obamacare in 2018
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