Mia Khalifa on Farmers’ Protest ‘What in the human rights violations is going on?’

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Mia Khalifa on Farmers’ Protest: The farmers’ protest and the subsequent ban on the internet has been making international headlines. After Greta Thunberg and Rihanna, adult film star Mia Khalifa tweeted in support of the ongoing situation. 

In her tweet, Khalifa shared a picture of a man holding a placard which reads, “STOP KILLING FARMERS”. Several women can also be seen participating in the protest. Khalifa captions the picture as, “What in the human rights violations is going on?! They cut the internet around New Delhi.?!”

Mia Khalifa on Farmers’ Protest:

Here are some reactions she received on displaying her support for the farmers’ protest:

Venessa Nakate of Rise up Movement wrote, “Farmers feed the world. Fight for them. Protect them #FarmersProtest.  Mia Khalifa on Farmers’ Protest

Jamie Margolin, who runs intersectional movement of youth activists fighting for climate change, replied to Mia Khalifa’s tweet saying, “I stand with the farmers in India. Without famers there is no food, please support the #farmersprotest! 

A retired IPS officer, Dr. N. C. Asthana, says “Law and order situations demand temporary barricading. Permanent concrete barricadings replete with spikes etc. become fortification. Fortifications mean the ruler is either AFRAID of the people or regards them as ENEMIES. In both situations, can we call it a democracy?”

Rep. Jim Costa, who represents CA’s 16th District wrote, “The unfolding events in India are troubling. As a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, I am closely monitoring the situation. The right to peaceful protest must always be respected. #FarmersProtest”

Khalifa is former adult film personality. She has launched a petition against BangBros, the producer of her porn films, to take off all her porn videos from their websites.

Greta Thunberg and Rihanna on Farmer’s Protest

On Tuesday, Feb 02, 2021, Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg took to her Twitter handle to extend support to the farmers’ protest. She wrote, “We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India”

Singer Rihanna also showed her support for the protest as she tweeted, “Why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest” and attached an article to her tweet which spoke about the current situation.