Actress Swara Bhaskar Questions Hypocrisy in Responses to Israel-Palestine Conflict
The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine has reached a critical juncture, with hostilities persisting since Saturday. Following a recent attack by Hamas on Israel, fresh waves of violence have erupted in the Palestine-Israel region, resulting in a growing death toll and numerous injuries. The situation has prompted international concern and reactions from individuals, including celebrities like Swara and Nusrat Bharucha.
As of now, reports indicate that Israel has witnessed a death toll of at least 600 people, with 1,590 individuals injured. The escalating violence has led to widespread devastation, with both civilian populations bearing the brunt of the conflict.
Swara Bhaskar Hates Israel. Same Swara Bhaskar advertises Jewish products. pic.twitter.com/r1CMrGnJ8e— Rishi Bagree (@rishibagree) October 8, 2023
Swara, a prominent actress, has taken to social media to express her viewpoint on the matter. She posted on her Instagram story, suggesting that failing to express shock and condemnation when Israel initiated attacks on Palestine, demolished Palestinian homes, forcibly occupied territory, and subjected Palestinian children and teenagers to suffering, while Gaza endured continuous attacks and bombings for nearly a decade, may make condolences offered for the attacks in Israel seem hypocritical. Additionally, Swara has shared posts from various individuals on her Instagram story, reflecting the sentiment of many who are deeply concerned about the situation.
Nusrat Bharucha, another Bollywood actress, found herself caught in the crossfire of the conflict while attending the Haifa International Film Festival in Israel, where her film 'Akeli' was being showcased. Unfortunately, the conflict erupted during her stay, leaving her stranded in a tense and uncertain situation.
Media reports have portrayed her plea for assistance, with Nusrat expressing her desire to return home. Fortunately, after some time, the Indian embassy successfully located Nusrat Bharucha, and she was able to safely make her way back to India from Israel. A video circulating on social media captures the actress leaving the airport, visibly bewildered and distressed. During this challenging ordeal, she refrained from engaging with the media, simply stating, "I am very distressed right now; please let me go home." It's worth noting that the actress had a connecting flight and had arrived via Dubai, emphasizing the challenges faced by individuals caught in the midst of such a conflict.
- PTC PUNJABI