#JusticeForAsifa: Akshay, Varun, Sonam express anger, demands justice


The Kathua rape case has shook the nation. The rape and murder of 8-year-old Asifa led common people and politicians hit the road and march for justice for the little one who was brutally gang- raped by six men who had held her in captivity in Kathua, a small temple village for a week in January. They drugged her and sexually assaulted before strangled her to death.

Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan, Sonam Kapoor and many others expressed their anger and demands justice for Asifa on social media.

Akshay Kumar# Yet again we've failed as a society. Can't think straight as more chilling details on little Asifa's case emerge...her innocent face refuses to leave me. Justice must be served, hard and fast!

Rajkummar Rao# This is beyond horrible. How can anyone in their right senses defend these monsters? #JusticeforAsifa#JusticeforHumanityhttps://www.ndtv.com/india-news/kathua-case-meerut-student-travelled-to-rape-jammu-8-year-old-says-chargesheet-1836274 

Varun Dhawan# We need to fight for justice for this child. We cannot continue to allow these things to happen. We must not move on or get over this we all have to react asifa was India’s daughter we cannot fail her we need #JusticeforAsifa

Randeep Hooda# Don’t know who to say what to.. don’t know if making a statement on social media is in anyway a contribution to retribution.. it has happened before .. it has happened again .. how will it stop ?? Extreme Examples have to be made .. #JusticeforAsifa#Kathua#Unnao

Sanjay Dutt# We have failed as a society! Being a father, I am shaken and filled with anger reading about what happened to a 8 year old kid. My heart goes out to Asifa's family. I refuse to accept we really let THIS happen. Justice has to be served NOW. #JusticeforAsifa

Sonali Bendre Behl# Shame. Shame on us for letting religious & political issues come in the way of humanity. Shame on us for waking up to this heinous crime months later,after international media has highlighted it. Shame on us for not being able to protect the girls of our country. #JusticeForAsifa

Sonam Kapoor# Ashamed appalled and disgusted by fake nationals and fake Hindus. I cannot believe this is happening in my country.

Arjun Kapoor# A life is lost a childhood taken & yet everything is politically connected leading to a so called secular country getting divided on caste & religion because that digresses from the reality that our country, the silent government & its leaders still don’t respect woman or lives. https://twitter.com/bdutt/status/984298775538798592 

Boman Irani# This is dark and demonic. Well put @Riteishdhttps://twitter.com/riteishd/status/984296112642142208 

Richa Chadda# LET THE WORLD KNOW WE DEFEND OUR RAPISTS,we commit atrocities in places of worship and desecrate the Flag. Thank God international press isn’t for sale.Hopefully bad PR may get the administration to act?Also,a woman as a CM is such a poor joke @mehboobaAisi bhi kya alliance ? https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/984114107753353218 

Ayushmaan Khurrana# A child deserves only love irrespective of caste, color, religion. And a rapist deserves only punishment irrespective of caste, color, religion. #Asifa

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Manoj Bajpayee# #justiceforasifa it’s so painful .words fail to manifest the shame and anger
one feels reading the news of this horrific act .let your blood boil for this
little one who we couldn’t give a safe place to grow in.
https://twitter.com/manavkaul19/status/984350314152083456 

Gautam Rode# These monsters should be hanged.. #JusticeForAsifahttps://www.ndtv.com/india-news/kathua-case-meerut-student-travelled-to-rape-jammu-8-year-old-says-chargesheet-1836274 

Vir Das# I can't breathe after reading this. I need to share it. And so do you. Please do. #JusticeforAsifahttp://indianexpress.com/article/india/kathua-chargesheet-in-jk-child-gangrape-rituals-a-chilling-invite-and-a-police-cover-up-5132283/ 

Gautam Gulati# Shame on those people who are trying to protect such monsters,an opposition which is desperately scrounging for votes that it won’t even protest and a government that does not want to act against them.#Asifa#JusticeforAsifa

Atul Kasbekar# U CANNOT BE SILENT WHEN AN 8 YR OLD GIRL HAS BEEN KIDNAPPED, DRUGGED, TORTURED, REPEATEDLY GANG RAPED FOR DAYS AND THEN MURDERED!

THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ANY RELIGION AND EVERYTHING TO DO
WITH HUMANITY AND JUSTICE

PLS DEMAND #JUSTICEFORASIFA

Swara Bhaskar# An 8 year old girl was gangraped & murdered in a temple because she belonged to a Muslim tribe that Hindu right wing goons wanted evicted from their area! #Kathua#India this is on us!!!! If in #Delhi pls join TODAY #JusticeforAsifa

Shirish Kunder# Please read this. If your blood boils, please share it. Because at a time when there's a section of people supporting these monsters, it'll mean some humanity is still

Tisca Chopra# So pained to read about #Unnao & #Kathua rapes.. how strongly the government responds will be its true test @PMOIndia.. at least I won’t vote for them coming elections if they don’t take action this time..

 Renuka Shahane# The religion of the victim and the religion of the rapist should never matter! It is of no consequence! Rape is a crime against humanity!!! Appalled that some people can actually support rapists! Shocked beyond belief!

Sana Khan# Rape is a crime n it has no religion,accused should be punished !! Shame on ppl who r trying to save the rapist..I don’t understand as a lawyer y so many of them even fight frm accused side knowing why they hv done!! Juvenile n all is bullshit too #JusticeforAsifa

Javed Akhtar# All those who wish justice for women should stand up and raise their voices against the rapists and their protectors in Unnao and Kathua .

Riteish Deshmukh# A 8 year old is drugged, raped & murdered and another one is fighting for justice for herself and the death of her father in custody.  We have a choice either raise your voice or be a silent spectator. ‘Stand up for what is right even if you are standing alone.’#Kathua#Unnao

Dia Mirza# My heart is broken and I am filled with anger and disgust. Asifa has suffered and gone at the hands of criminals who have also evidently murdered our collective conscience! #Asifa#Kathua#Unnao

Farhan Akhtar# Imagine what goethrough the mind of an 8 yr old as she is drugged, held captive, gang raped over days and then murdered.  If you don’t feel her terror, you are not human.
 If you don’t demand Asifa get justice, you belong to nothing.

Geeta Phogat# "We demand that strong punishment should be awarded to all the accused and justice delivered to the victim family" Would really request the government to please have strictrules for such a crime..#JusticeforAsifa