Outrage As Muslim Girls Indexed On App For Public sale With Pics Once more

Outrage As Muslim Women Listed On App For 'Auction' With Pics Again

Bulli Bai App: The purpose is to degrade, humiliate and harass, a few of its objectives mentioned. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Lawsuits about masses of Muslim girls indexed for “public sale” on a dodgy app with pictures sourced with out permission have brought on a big controversy for the second one time in lower than a yr.

The police in Delhi mentioned they have been investigating a case filed by means of journalist Ismat Ara whilst Priyanka Chaturvedi, an MP from Maharashtra’s ruling Shiv Sena, mentioned a probe had additionally been introduced in Mumbai.

The Mumbai cyber police have begun an investigation into the objectionable content material at the app ‘Bulli Bai’, an authentic informed information company PTI.

The app seemed to be a clone of Sulli Offers which brought on a row final yr by means of providing customers a “Sulli” – a derogatory time period utilized by right-wing social media trolls for Muslim girls – calling them “offers of the day”.

Whilst there was once no actual sale concerned, the aim of the app was once to degrade, humiliate and harass, a few of its objectives mentioned.

“The app ‘Bulli Bai’ works simply the similar method as ‘Sulli Offers’ did. While you open it, you randomly discover a Muslim girl’s face being displayed as Bulli Bai,” a social media consumer mentioned.

Muslim girls with a powerful presence on Twitter were singled out and their footage have been indexed at the platform as soon as once more.

The abuse drew sturdy condemnation on Twitter.

The app perceived to were taken down after being posted at the Microsoft-owned device sharing platform GitHub which permits any individual to add an in-development app.

Taking out the Sulli Bai app after proceedings final time, GitHub had mentioned, “We suspended consumer accounts following the investigation of news of such job, all of which violate our insurance policies.”

In keeping with PTI, two First Data Experiences or FIRs have been filed by means of the Delhi and Uttar Pradesh Police within the ‘Sulli Offers’ controversy final yr after footage of Muslim girls have been misused however no vital motion was once taken in opposition to the ones accountable.

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