Mia Khalifa Tweets in Solidarity With India's Farmers' Protest

She termed the internet blockade at protest sites a "human rights violation".

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Mia Khalifa Tweets in Solidarity With India's Farmers' Protest

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Former adult star Mia Khalifa has tweeted in support of the ongoing farmers protest in India. She drew attention to the suspension of internet services at the three main sites of the protest calling it a "human right violation".

"What in the human rights violations is going on?! They cut the internet around New Delhi?! #FarmersProtest," she tweeted.

She also called out those who have claimed the protestors have been paid to deliberately cause unrest.

"“Paid actors,” huh? Quite the casting director, I hope they’re not overlooked during awards season. I stand with the farmers. #FarmersProtest," Khalifa wrote.

Pop star Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg have also drawn international attention to the protests. On Tuesday, 2 February, both celebrities expressed their solidarity with the farmers in tweets that have gone viral. Sharing a CNN story about the internet shutdown imposed in Dehli, Rihanna tweeted, "What aren't we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest" Sharing the same link, Thunberg wrote, ""We stand in solidarity with the #FarmersProtest in India."

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