Director Jami came into the public eye with the series of tweets regarding his rape some 13 years ago. Although he didn’t name the rapist at that time, but left us all with a hint that he was and still is a media tycoon.
But the director has now come forward with the name of his assaulter and its none other than Hameed Haroon; DAWN CEO. In his tweet, he also challenged the media house to publish the news.
Yes HAMEED HAROON Raped me. Im ready now. R u ready to print this @dawn_com ?
— Jami raza (@azadjami1) December 28, 2019
Since the naming of the media giant as his assaulter, many people have voiced their support for the director and commended his bravery.
You have been incredibly brave in confronting this culture of silence, shaming and intimidation. Stay strong, Jami ❤
— Seerat Fatima (@seeratfatima_) December 28, 2019
This is gonna be explosive. Kudos to Jami for coming out when all odds are stacked against him.
— Aftab Haider (@aftab_haider75) December 28, 2019
People are demanding DAWN to give coverage to this news, as they might do in other cases.
— Zeeshan Shaikh (@Peaceforchange7) December 30, 2019
These clowns were doing shows and making jokes out of Ayesha Gulalai's false & politically motivated allegations..
Xadee wanted IK to 'clear the air', 'end confusion' and get his Blackberry checked.
Jami names Hameed Haroon & guess what, their balls ought to be checked now. pic.twitter.com/wX3kCtXpFt
— Svengali (@Ronin212) December 30, 2019
Resistance journalists when Jami is mentioned. pic.twitter.com/KVksyJ247h
— Waqas (@waqas_x) December 29, 2019
Establishment censoring news of Jami rape by Don HH.
Even non-Dawn journos or BBC Urdu can't name the culprit.
Such suffocating levels of censorship uffff. Fascist Niazi govt
— نا شناس (@WuzgarX) December 30, 2019
— Naila Inayat नायला इनायत (@nailainayat) December 30, 2019
Dawn Walas: Rape apologists should be treated as potential rapists.
Jami: Hameed Haroon raped me
Dawn walas: pic.twitter.com/D2DQ0VD84q
— Mr Shelby ™ (@Farrukh_Shahzad) December 30, 2019
It is indeed surprising that despite the allegation being two days old, none of the media groups; TV or newspapers, have broached it. The journalists/anchors, otherwise acting as self-proclaimed flag bearers of human rights, are all pretty silent. It is disturbing to see that most of the media fraternity is trying to curb the matter.
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