Khalilur Rehman in hot water over his remarks on women at protest

By: News Desk      Published: 11:39 AM, 19 Sep, 2020
Khalilur Rehman in hot water over his remarks on women at protest

Khalilur Rehman Qamar has again made his way back into the headlines with misogynistic comments on women who were out to protest against the motorway incident.

The famous playwright is facing immense backlash over his recent remarks on women’s rights and the ongoing protests against rape in Pakistan.

During an interview with a local channel, KRQ shared his opinion on freedom for women in Pakistan and said:  “What sort of freedom do they want?” Qamar questioned.

“They're out on the roads already, they're chanting these vicious slogans at Liberty Chowk…I want to question their fathers and brothers. Where are they? Where were they when these women came out on the streets, shouting and screaming? They must have come to the protest with their knowledge. Are they not free to do so? What other kinds of freedom do they yearn for?”

His remarks have left the netizens fuming with anger and they’ve got all the answers he was looking for: