Former adult star Mia Khalifa lends her support to farmers' protest with a powerful tweet
By Lokmat English Desk | Published: February 3, 2021 06:18 PM2021-02-03T18:18:39+5:302021-02-03T18:18:58+5:30
After international pop star Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg offered solidarity with the protesting farmers former porn star ...
After international pop star Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg offered solidarity with the protesting farmers former porn star Mia Khalifa, too, tweeted her opinion on the issue. Taking to her verified Twitter account, Mia's tweet read, "What in the human rights violations is going on?! They cut the internet around New Delhi?! #FarmersProtest."For the uninformed, international pop icon Rihanna on Tuesday took to her Twitter handle to react to the news of farmers protesting on the outskirts of Delhi against the Central government's agricultural laws. Rihanna had tweeted about the farmers' protest, asking, "Why aren't we talking about this?" while quote-tweeting a news report about the internet shutdown at the protest sites.
Hours after Rihanna's tweet, Swedish climate activist and Nobel peace prize nominee Greta Thunberg also extended her support to the ongoing unrest of farmers, saying she stands in support of them. Greta tweeted, "We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India." In addition to this, author and niece of US Vice President Kamala Harris, Meena also backed the farmers' protest. For the unversed, hundreds of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh, and other parts of the country have been protesting on the different borders of Delhi since November 26, 2020, against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.Open in app