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Iffat Omar’s Insensitive Joke on Rape Incident Draws Criticism on Social Media

At this point, one wonders who is providing content for such shows and discussing insensitive topics in the name of entertainment.

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Iffat Omar’s insensitive joke on the rape incident has drawn massive criticism on social media, and a clip from her online talk show is doing rounds on the internet.

It seems like the media in Pakistan has lost its sense of entertainment and in the name of freedom of expression, the people responsible for entertaining people are crossing the line.

In the clip from the show, Iffat Omar, the actress turned host can be seen ridiculed the whole situation Pakistan witnessed in wake of the motorway gang-rape incident and compared it to dog emasculation.

At this point, one wonders who is providing content for such shows and discussing insensitive topics in the name of entertainment.

The joke was created in wake of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement that called for public hangings and chemical castration of rapists as authorities reported arresting the second man in connection with the rape of a woman on a popular highway in Punjab province last week.

The joke went wrong at all the levels and Iffat Omar the latest subject of criticism on social media:

 

 

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.