After International pop sensation, Rihanna extended her support to the ongoing farmers protest in India several other global celebrities, public figures and activists expressed solidarity drawing attention to the farmers' movement against the three agricultural laws.
Mia Khalifa, Great Thunberg, Lily Singh, Amanda Cerny Human Rights Watch and even "God" came out in support and drew attention to the farmers' agitation.
It all began when Rihanna, on Tuesday, reacted to a news piece talking about the protest on Twitter and wrote: "Why aren't we talking about this? #FarmersProtest ." The pop star's tweet has been widely shared by netizens.
Here's are all the International voices in support of the farmer's protest
— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 2, 2021
— Lilly // #LateWithLilly (@Lilly) February 2, 2021
Human Rights Watch
"Indian authorities should be releasing activists and others already jailed or facing criminal charges in politically motivated cases, not adding to that list" ~ @mg2411 https://t.co/OyiTBUjNz2 #FarmersProtest https://t.co/4hRqEISrML
— Human Rights Watch (@hrw) February 2, 2021
It's no coincidence that the world's oldest democracy was attacked not even a month ago, and as we speak, the most populous democracy is under assault. This is related. We ALL should be outraged by India's internet shutdowns and paramilitary violence against farmer protesters. https://t.co/yIvCWYQDD1 pic.twitter.com/DxWWhkemxW
— Meena Harris (@meenaharris) February 2, 2021
I am deeply concerned about the violence against farmers in India Those calling to harm farmers must be held accountable and the right to peaceful protest must be protected I am calling on Justin Trudeau to condemn the violence, immediately Join me: https://t.co/lNairgWw2L pic.twitter.com/r6QvXcWwsU — Jagmeet Singh (@theJagmeetSingh) January 29, 2021