Swedish Climate activist Greta Thunberg, Pornstar Mia Khalifa and many other desi Vocalist like Amir Khan, Swara Bhaskar, Naseeruddin Shah and former cricketer Irfan Pathan remained mum on Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Thunberg and Khalifa were very vocal and supported the farmer agitation in India earlier this year. Greta Thunberg said, “We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India.”
Khalifa had questioned the human rights violation in India.
— Mia K. (@miakhalifa) February 3, 2021
Thunberg had also shared “a toolkit for those who want to help”.The ‘toolkit’ document, listed various actions, including creating a “Twitter storm” and protesting outside Indian embassies, to support the farmers’ protest.
Pop star Rihanna, had also tweeted in support of the farmers’ protests. “Why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest,” Rihanna said in a tweet that has now gone viral with over two lakh retweets.
Both Rihanna and Greta shared news clippings on the protests in their respective tweets.
Another small time actor Swara Bhaskar who is a constant critic of BJP and RSS has also remained tight lipped about Taliban.
A few years ago Aamir Khan and Naseeruddin Shah publicly declared that they feels unsafe in India.Former India cricketer Irfan Pathan has tweeted about happenings in Palestine during the recent Israel-Palestine conflict.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 10, 2021
All these personalities have remained mum on the current taliban takeover of Afghanistan. There are no tweets, press conferences, or interviews given by all these activists. It remains to be seen, whether all these personalities will talk about violations taking place in Taliban ruled Afghanistan in the near future.