Indian Celebrities Support Palestinians Amid Rafah Attacks

The phrase “All Eyes On Rafah” has trended on social media after Israeli air strikes in Rafah, killing 40 Palestinians and injuring dozens. Indian celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, and others have shown solidarity with Palestinians by sharing the phrase on Instagram. Alia Bhatt highlighted the need for children’s safety and peace, while Priyanka Chopra also joined the movement, addressing criticism for her previous silence on the issue.

The Israeli military admitted a “tragic mistake” in the air strike, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emphasizing efforts to avoid civilian harm. The Gaza Health Ministry reported the overall Palestinian death toll surpassing 36,000. The conflict began with Hamas’s October 7 attack on Israel, killing around 1,200 people and taking over 250 hostages. Efforts to end the fighting and release hostages have seen little progress despite recent diplomatic engagements.

The Israeli air force claimed their strike targeted a Hamas compound in Rafah using precise intelligence and ammunition. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the accidental civilian casualties, stating an investigation would follow. The Gaza Health Ministry reported that the Palestinian death toll from the conflict has exceeded 36,000. The ongoing war, initiated by a Hamas attack on October 7, has seen significant casualties and hostages on both sides. Recent diplomatic talks involving Israeli, US, and Qatari officials have shown some movement towards ending the violence and negotiating the hostages’ release.

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