World news – « Onus Is On Men »: Imran Khan’s ex-wife, others hit back after being raped


Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ex-wife was among those who criticized him for his controversial comments linking an increase in rape cases to the way women dress.

In a weekend interview on live television, Mr. Khan had said that an increase in rape indicates the « consequences in any society where vulgarity increases ».

« The cases of rape of women … (have ) actually increased very quickly in society, « he said, advising women to cover up to prevent temptation.

 » This whole concept of Purdah is to avoid temptation. Not everyone has the willpower to avoid it « he said, using a term to refer to modest clothing or gender segregation.

British filmmaker Jemima Goldsmith, who ve with Mr. Khan from 1995-2004 was married, shared a report of the Prime Minister’s remarks on Twitter, saying, « Tell the devout men to keep their eyes back and protect their private parts. » Quran 24:31. The responsibility rests with the people. « 

 » Tell the believing men to keep their eyes back and protect their private parts. « Quran 24:31 The responsibility rests with the people.

Your tweet was made shared and liked by the thousands who joined her in condemning the Pakistani Prime Minister.

However, she added, « I hope this is a wrong quote / translation. The Imran I knew always said, ‘Put a veil on the man’s eyes, not the woman’. « 

I hope this is a wrong quote / translation. The Imran that I am always said: « Put a veil over the eyes of the man, not the woman. » signed a statement circulated online describing their comments as « factually inaccurate, insensitive and dangerous ».

« The fault lies solely with the rapist and the system that empowers the rapist, including a culture that is through testimony how that is being promoted by (Khan), « the statement said.

The Pakistani Human Rights Commission, an independent rights watchdog, said the comments were » appalled « .

The Pakistani Prime Minister also mentioned India in his interview and said a When Bollywood started adopting Hollywood, the same situation developed there. « Delhi is known as the rape capital, » he added.

He also blamed divorce rates in Britain for the « sex, drugs and rock and roll » culture that began in the 1970s.

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