Western media and political figures have been accused of double standards for using their outlets to not only commend Ukraine’s armed resistance to Russian troops, but also to underlying their horror at how such a conflict could happen to a “civilised” nation. The Ukraine refugees were even termed “prosperous middle-class people” as compared to refugees of Iraq and Afganistan.
Daren Sammy is calling out the racism he experienced while playing in Indian Premier League (IPL). Sammy took to Instagram to express his outrage upon realising the term ‘kallu’ was not a praise like he had assumed. “I just learnt what Kallu meant when I played for Sunrisers in IPL. They called me and Perera by that name. I thought it meant Strong Stallion.”
Bollywood starlets, Priyanka Chopra and Sara Ali Khan, irked followers after they spoke out against racism following death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man. On supporting Floyd’s cause, the former Miss World was highly criticized for staying mum on Islamophobia and brutality on Indian Muslims. The young starkid, on the other hand, faced brutal trolling for her ‘All Lives Matter’ Instagram post.