ISLAMABAD – Melissa Chan, a bunch of German state-owned worldwide broadcaster Deutsche Welle, began receiving loss of life and rape threats on-line as she grilled Pakistan’s hottest chief Imran Khan in a latest interview.
The Emmy-nominated journalist took to social media and revealed that supporters of Pakistan’s former ruling celebration Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) intimidated her with horrifying threats.
In a latest publish on Twitter, the previous editor-in-chief of Yale Journal of Human Rights stated “Pakistan Twitter! Ya’ll a lively bunch! But no, sorry — I never switch on replies for any posts because I get rape and death threats. Don’t need that in my life. There are no free speech issues! You have the freedom to tweet; I have the freedom to read or not. Tough cookies”.
I in contrast Pakistan’s former prime minister, Imran Khan, to populist strongman Jair Bolsonaro. To his credit score, he took it okay. Within the full interview I additionally informed him he was performing a bit like Sherlock Holmes so there was loads happening! 📺 Watch! @dwnews: https://t.co/LhieRYeh9t pic.twitter.com/IosSqViJ6b
— Melissa Chan (@melissakchan) November 10, 2022
She additional clarified that she was focused for evaluating PTI chief Imran Khan to populist strongman Jair Bolsonaro.
“I compared Pakistan’s former prime minister, Imran Khan, to populist strongman Jair Bolsonaro. To his credit, he took it okay. In the full interview I also told him he was acting a bit like Sherlock Holmes so there was a lot going on!” Chan wrote in one other tweet.
The PTI chief recently spoke with various overseas media shops as he’s recovering after his convoy was attacked whereas main a protracted march towards the capital to press for early elections.
However, Pakistan continues to witness ugly social media campaigns focusing on the army institution to rival politicians who dare to talk in opposition to populist leaders.