Marvi Sirmed’s name is not new when it comes to controversies in Pakistan. The famous and outspoken Pakistani journalist and human right defender never fails to get the limelight for all the wrong reasons. Lately, Sirmed has made a double-meaning statement about Prime Minister Imran Khan on Twitter and is getting severe hate for it.
Here’s Sirmed’s latest tweet about Prime Minister Imran Khan. People are criticizing her caption on the picture of PM and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Sirmed’s tweet, which is being considered derogatory in nature towards PM, has given the netizens a reason to abuse her. This is absolutely not OK.
A highly condemnable trend ‘tujh pay thokta kon hai‘ which means in English “who even spits on you” became viral on Twitter.
The Twittersphere hits out at Marvi Sirmed for her double-meaning tweet
A majority of people on social media are condemning Sirmed’s tweet. Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said, “Marvi Sirmed, your filthy tweet against PM and his spouse really shows your shameless hypocrisy.”
In reply to Mazari’s reaction, Sirmed said, “I really don’t think you’re that dumb. Clearly, the joke is not on the first Lady…”
Pakistani actress Mishi Khan also took a stand and grilled the journalist over her tweet about PM Imran. According to Khan, she is shocked to see what kind of a person Sirmed is?
Some people are even lauding Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar’s abusive remarks about Sirmed when he misbehaved with her on a live TV show.
“For so long women have been made to pay the price of what men associated with them do. Despite being a self-proclaimed Feminist herself, Marvi Sirmed perpetuates the same misogyny against the First Lady Bushra Bibi just because she is associated with PM Khan,” said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Twitter.
Meanwhile, Shireen Mazari’s daughter came to Sirmed’s defense. She took to Twitter and said the online abuse against Marvi Sirmedis was disgusting.
We also agree with Imaan that even you disagree with anyone, you should not steep to their level which you are rejecting. Meanwhile, Sirmed also needs to learn from her mistakes. She must respect others the same way she wants them to respect her.
Earlier in August, Pakistanis demanded Sirmed’s arrest after she made a controversial joke about Hazrat Isa (A.S.) and Balochi people. However, when Pakistani writer and director, Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar, hurled abuse at her, entire Pakistan took Sirmed’s side.
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