The whole country is taken aback by the motorway incident. The words of the CCPO Lahore have exposed typical Pakistani male mindset on such issues and served as fuel to the fire. To express their anger, the rightfully infuriated people across the country flooded the social media platforms with their comments on the matter. Among were the celebrities who voiced their opinions to condemn this brutal act of rape. Here’s what they had to say.
Among the celebrities to speak up about motorway incident is the Tamgha e Imtiaz winner Mehwish Hayat who questioned the safety conditions that women of this country have to live with
Another among Pakistani celebrities speaking on the Motorway incident is Yasir Hussain who posted a series of comments on his Instagram to make sure that the victim gets justice
He mentioned that publicly hanging the culprits is the only solution to stop the rapists.
Humayun Saeed expressed his thoughts via a tweet which mentioned that the actor was shocked and distressed
YouTuber Zaid Ali T urged the public to raise their voice against the rape culture that has now engulfed our society
Mansha Pasha expressed her opinion by arguing that rapists along with the people who blame the victim are the real ‘culprits’
She further emphasized how important it is for the officials to fulfill their duties and for the general public to highlight the issue.
Some Pakistani celebrities voicing their concerns for motorway incident also spoke with bloodlust, like Feroze Khan who demanded a public execution
Asim Azhar also tweeted out a note demanding for capital punishment
Ushna Shah was also among Pakistani celebrities who talked about the motorway incident and the rape in general by urging the judiciary and all the relevant authorities to ensure that the law was respected and implemented
Mawra Hocane highlighted the incident and requested the authorities to consider public hanging as an option
Shaniera Akram, was also one of the Pakistani celebrities speaking on the motorway incident, she expressed how heartbroken was she because of the incident, she focused on the fact that change was much-needed
Faysal Qureshi talked about the severity of the situation and explained that only publicly hanging the culprit would be able to resolve the issue now
One of the most sane Pakistani celebrities who spoke on the motorway incident was Osman Khal
id Butt, he stated that serious steps need to be taken to protect the women of our country
He further talked about how capital punishment/blood lust isn’t the solution to the problem, it will only kill the rapist but the problem would not end. He explained that the system needs to be fixed.
Rape culture stems from, among other things, the sheer audacity of men who continue to force themselves upon their female counterparts and subject them to violence. In order to ensure that incidents like these do not occur in the future, it is important to address the misogyny that is deeply embedded in the social fabric by educating the masses.