Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Swara Bhasker, Dia Mirza: 8 Indian celebs show support for Palestine post Israel’s attack on Rafah | Bollywood

Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu admitted on Monday that a ‘devastating error’ had occurred after an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah ignited a tent camp sheltering displaced Palestinians, resulting in the deaths of at least 45 individuals, according to reports. Presently, Israel is encountering growing global condemnation over its recent onslaught on Palestine, with numerous Indian celebrities voicing their anger at civilian casualties, including ‘children that were burned alive’. Also read: Swara Bhasker wonders how she would safeguard her child if born in Gaza; Zeenat Aman addresses conflict

Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Swara Bhasker have spoken out in support of Palestine.

Here are 8 Bollywood stars, who have voiced their backing for Palestinians in the aftermath of the recent Israeli strike in Rafah. Gain exclusive access to the latest updates on India’s general elections, only on the HT App. Download Now! Download Now!

Samantha Ruth Prabhu's Instagram Stories is filled with posts about Palestine. Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s Instagram Stories is filled with posts about Palestine.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu On her Instagram Stories, the actor has been amplifying Instagram posts that denounce Israel’s attack on Rafah. One of the posts Samantha Ruth Prabhu reshared called for a ceasefire in Gaza. It read, “This (Latest attack on Rafah) comes after the ICJ (International Court of Justice) ruled on Friday for Israel to ‘immediately halt its military offensive in Rafah. There are no words for this terror. There is nowhere secure to go. It must stop. Ceasefire now.”

Swara Bhasker criticized Israel on Instagram Stories. Swara Bhasker criticized Israel on Instagram Stories.

Swara Bhasker Actor Swara Bhasker has been an outspoken advocate for Palestinian rights and previously participated in protests supporting the Free Palestine movement. She has been sharing a series of posts on Instagram Stories expressing her rage and frustration over the Rafah attack. In one of them, she wrote, “We exist in a world that demands a balanced reaction to infants being beheaded and incinerated in tents!!!! There are no words, only curses in my heart for the smug individuals (and women and people) who did this, enabled this, abetted this, funded this, supported this, created a narrative to normalize this, celebrated this…” Dia Mirza The actor reshared a post from a pro-Palestine protest on Instagram Stories. Along with the photo featuring a ‘Let Gaza live’ poster, Dia Mirza added black, white, red, and green heart emojis to show her solidarity with the Palestinian flag. Gauahar Khan The actor posted on Instagram Stories on Monday to reshare a series of posts about the Rafah assault. An excerpt from one of the posts read, “Tonight, mothers in Gaza will again hold their children and hope they sleep. And they, and we, will pray that they wake.” Aly Goni The actor shared an ‘All eyes on Rafah‘ post on Instagram Stories. He also reshared a post about ‘Israel bombing Rafah 60 times in 48 hours after ICJ orders’. Fatima Sana Shaikh Turning to Instagram Stories, Fatima Sana Shaikh wrote, “Came across a truly distressing video of beheaded children in Rafah. One cannot merely overlook this anymore. When will this end!” Radhika Apte Actor Radhika Apte reshared a series of videos and posts about the Rafah attack. One of them said, “We are running out of words. The videos from Rafah are beyond horrific. Traumatizing. More traumatizing than we have collectively witnessed so far.” Nakuul Mehta The TV actor reshared a post on Instagram Stories that criticized Israel. It said, “If your nation is beheading children, your nation does not deserve to exist…” Amy Jackson The British actor and model, who works in South Indian and Hindi films, took to Instagram on Monday to share a post with the caption, “Living our fortunate lives while innocent people endure genocide is a stark contrast. As a mother, the anguish and suffering of the 600,000 terrified, mostly orphaned children in Rafah is unimaginable. Our society has lost its ethical direction. Film festivals and media outlets silencing outcry against genocide underline the injustice in our world today. We demand a CEASEFIRE. Do not remain silent. Do not let our governments distract from the torment the Palestinian people endure. There is NO JUSTIFICATION for the killing of innocent men, women, and children.”

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