Pakistani celebrities to protest against rape cases tomorrow


Staff Reporter

Pakistani celebrities will stage a protest against the increasing sexual harassment cases in the country, which have raised concerns over the safety of the citizens.
According to details, the protest will take place at Karachi Press Club, September 14, Monday, from 5 pm – 7 pm. The development came after the recent horrific motorway incident that has sparked outrage and angst among the masses.
Famed celebrities, including actors Ayesha Omar, Faisal Qureshi, Momal Shiekh, and Ushna Shah posted on Instagram, and urged the citizens to join the protest.
Earlier, a large number of citizens took to the streets in different cities of the country to demand justice and structural reform after the shocking Lahore Motorway gang rape.
The protests were held in Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar and Karachi. The protestors set forth five demands including an end to violence, steps by the government to uphold rights and ensure justice, accountability of CCPO Lahore Umer Sheikh, structural and procedural reforms and effective and transparent investigations by the criminal justice system.
The shocking incident took place on Tuesday night when robbers gang-raped a woman in front of her two children on the Lahore Motorway.
Following the horrific incident, the social media users flew into a rage and demanded severe punishment for the culprits involved in the disturbing incident.