The farmer’s protest is not only limited to the capital city. People all around the world have raised their voices in support of the ongoing protest. International celebs extend their support to farmer’s protests like Rihanna, Mia Khalifa, Great Thunberg, Meena Harris
Filled with anger against the three farm laws, thousands of farmers from various states, including Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, marched towards Delhi to protest for their fundamental rights.
After failing to get support from the state governments, the farmer unions are trying day and night to build pressure on the central government. Farmers demand the central government to either withdraw the farm laws or provide their crops with a minimum support price.
The farmer’s protest is not only limited to the capital city. People all around the world have raised their voices in support of the ongoing protest.
International celebs extend their support to farmer’s protests.
Rihanna Tweets in support of farmers – “why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest.”
Who is Rihanna?
Rihanna is a Barbadian pop sensation, actress, and businesswoman. She is well known for her association with cultural and humanitarian causes. She became one of the first global celebrities to tweet in support of farmer’s protest.
After her tweet went viral, Google reported some curious questions being asked around the globe. “Is Rihanna Muslim?” “Is Rihanna Khalistani?”
Mia Khalifa Tweets in support of farmers
She tweeted, “What in the human rights violations is going on?! They cut the internet around New Delhi?! #FarmersProtest”. She also targeted the people who called the protesters paid actors by saying- “Paid actors,” huh? Quite the casting director, I hope they’re not overlooked during awards season. I stand with the farmers. #FarmersProtest.”
Who is Mia Khalifa?
Mia Khalifa is a Lebanese webcam model and pornographic actress. The former adult star raised her voice supporting farmer’s protest in India on Wednesday.
Greta Thunberg Tweets in support of farmers
Her tweet is as follows: Here’s an updated toolkit by people on India’s ground if you want to help. (The previous document was removed as it was outdated.) Thunberg also tweeted: “We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India.”
Who is Greta Thunberg?
Great Thunberg is a Swedish environmentalist known to challenge the world’s leaders to take strict action against climate change. She shared a document on her Twitter handle to defame the Indian democracy at the International level, which was later deleted.
Who filed FIR against Greta Thunberg?
The Delhi Government has filed an FIR against the creators of the toolkit shared by Greta Thunberg. Delhi Government accused Thunberg of defaming the Indian democracy when she shares a propaganda tool kit that included the strategy to hold protests over Indian farm laws.
Soon after the FIR, Greta Thunberg shared a new tweet: “I still #StandWithFarmers and support their peaceful protest. No amount of hate, threats or violations of human rights will ever change that. #FarmersProtest.”
Meena Harris Tweets in support of farmers
Meena Harris wrote on Twitter, “It’s no coincidence that the world’s oldest democracy was attacked not even a month ago, and as we speak, the most populous democracy is under assault.” She also added, “This is related. We ALL should be outraged by India’s internet shutdowns and paramilitary violence against farmer protesters.”
Who is Meena Harris?
Meena Harris is the daughter of Maya Harris, and her aunt Kamala Harris is the vice president of the United States. Meena Harris is also a lawyer and a book author.
The US, UK Lawmakers Tweet in Support of farmer’s protest
Jim Costa is the United States representative serving as a Democrat in the congress from the year 2013.
The United States Congressman Jim Costa said, “Unfolding events in India are troubling.” He also informed since he is a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, he is closely following and monitoring the whole situation.
The reaction of India to the International tweets
Central home minister Amit Shah wrote on Twitter: “No propaganda can deter India’s unity! No propaganda can stop India to attain new heights! Propaganda cannot decide India’s fate only ‘Progress’ can. India stands united and together to achieve progress.”
Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar also tweeted: “India’s sovereignty cannot be compromised. External forces can be spectators but not participants. Indians know India and should decide for India. Let’s remain united as a nation.”
Taapsee Pannu said, “If one tweet rattles your unity, one-joke rattles your faith or one show rattles your religious belief then it’s you who has to work on strengthening your value system not become ‘propaganda teacher’ for others.”