Pakistani celebrities made sure to not let this moment go and raised their voice against the Indian government violating the basic human rights of self-expression and determination on Twitter.
After the Pulwama Attack, which took place on 14th February 2019, the increasing turmoil between Indian Forces, Pakistani forces and freedom fighters in Kashmir goes on – Although, the states government and everyone else involved has tried to make things look as normal as they can, the public does not seem convinced regarding it.
All the educational institutes along with a ban on any public movement has been imposed followed by the house arrest of pro-Indian leaders Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah.
In this whole rage-burning chaos, Pakistani celebrities such as Mahira khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mawra Hocane and many others expressed their concerns regarding this issue has concerns. This concern was initiated by Hamza Ali Abbasi, who urged all his fellow artist to speak up against this issue:
(1/3) I appeal to all Pakistani artists, especially those with the most following on social media, ask urselves with utmost sincerity tht why do u not raise a voice for KASHMIR? Is it bcz u genuinely think it won’t make a difference? Or…. #KashmirUnderThreat
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) August 4, 2019
This tweet urged the UNHCR Goodwill ambassador Mahira Khan to express her feelings over this situation as well and she was followed by many other celebrities:
Have we conveniently blocked what we don’t want to address? This is beyond lines drawn on sand, it’s about innocent lives being lost! Heaven is burning and we silently weep. #Istandwithkashmir #kashmirbleeds
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) August 5, 2019
Where is UNHRC?
It’s inhumane. #Kashmir
Do we live in such dark times ?Countless conventions to protect human lives? What about all the rights & rules we are taught in the books? Do they mean anything? #SaveLivesinKashmir #KashmirBleed @UN @UNICEF_Pakistan
— MAWRA HOCANE (@MawraHocane) August 4, 2019
Why is the world quite?!?! How come this brutality in kashmir is being ignored?!? Have we lost all humanity!!!?! Its time to raise our voices!! Its time to stand with kashmir! Its time to end this brutality and injustice!#KashmirBleeds #KashmirNeedsAttention
— Hareem Farooq (@FarooqHareem) August 4, 2019
Shaan Shahid took a straight dig at Prime minister of India and posted the following tweet:
— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) August 4, 2019
Along with the following celebrities many other also expressed how sad this occasion was and where the world is leading.
What do you think will be the outcome of this turmoil?