After a Lahore courtroom dismissed a case of sexual harassment towards Pakistani singer Ali Zafar , the singer-actor slammed the complainant Meesha Shafi and urged her to face the courtroom, including that he has filed defamation case towards her. He even drew a parallel between her and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.
Ali wrote on Twitter, “Meesha ShafiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s case towards me has been dismissed alongside the enchantment made towards the dismissal. The case within the courtroom is my case towards her to pay for damages that her false assertion has brought on me, which naturally she is making an attempt to run away from. I’ve additionally filed a case towards all of the pretend and different accounts getting used to run a marketing campaign towards me on social media. I’ve been quiet about all this for a yr whereas 1000’s of disgusting tweets had been posted towards me, like a marketing campaign each time a giant occasion comes. Nevertheless itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s time to reveal the reality through due strategy of regulation for which I urge the FIA (Federal Investigation Company) to take strict authorized motion. And a prayer to our revered courts to determine the matter at earliest for which I would really like everybody to hitch me in asking Miss Shafi to return to the courtroom. #FaceTheCourtMeeshaShafi.”
Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) April 27, 2019
AliÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s assertion comes simply days after Pakistan media reported that celebrities and award recipients of Lux Fashion Awards 2019 staged walkout to protest an invitation to Ali. Some artistes even withdrew their names from nominations.
Following go well with, Meesha has additionally requested the Lux Fashion Awards to take away her tune ‘Mein’ from its record of Greatest Music nominations. She took to Twitter to increase her assist to clothes model Technology and make-up artist Saima Bargfrede, who first withdrew her identify from the awards.
MEESHA SHAFI (@itsmeeshashafi) April 23, 2019
Exterior a periods courtroom, which heard the defamation go well with towards Meesha, Ali stated, “I’m truthful and people who are sincere seem with out being known as. There was a social media marketing campaign towards me and I’ve taken this up with the FIA. I canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t consider that anybody can come ahead and accuse somebody whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s harmless and respectable, has labored arduous for over twenty years – solely on social media. Those that accused me, levelled allegations for private beneficial properties after which went to Canada, the reality is I used to be focused for private beneficial properties. I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t know whether or not by doing this she wished to develop into one other Malala and get fame overseas,” he stated in keeping with a report by The Categorical Tribune.
The singer added he filed a contempt case towards Meesha a yr in the past. “It is very important point out that MeeshaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s case was dismissed as was her enchantment. The case thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ongoing is my case of compensation. It has been a yr and our witnesses have appeared eight instances. The case needs to be determined quick for my reality and their lie will be revealed,” he stated.
AliÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s assertion through which he talked about Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, obtained criticism on social media. He later took to Twitter to say Malala was a real warrior who stood for reality and justice, having made nice sacrifices. “Meesha can not develop into her by mendacity and operating away from justice, hiding behind pretend profiles on social media,” he wrote.
#Malala is a real warrior who stands for reality and justice having made nice sacrifices. Meesha can not develop into her by mendacity and operating away from justice hiding behind pretend profiles on social media. #FaceTheCourtMeeshaShafi
Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) April 27, 2019
Meesha had known as out Ali final April, accusing him of sexual harassment. In a social media be aware, she wrote, “Ali is somebody I’ve identified for a few years and somebody I’ve shared a stage with. I really feel betrayed by his behaviour and his angle and I do know that I’m not alone.”
Sharing this as a result of I consider that by talking out about my very own expertise of sexual harassment, I’ll break the tradition of silence that permeates by means of our society. It isn’t straightforward to talk out.. however it’s tougher to remain silent. My conscience won’t permit it anymore #MeToo pic.twitter.com/iwex7e1NLZ
MEESHA SHAFI (@itsmeeshashafi) April 19, 2018
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