In April 2017, Major Gogoi of the Indian Army tied Farooq Ahmad Dar to the front of his Jeep and used him as a human shield.
A few weeks later, Major Gogoi was awarded a medal for the act of ‘bravery’.
Glorifying war crimes and condoning violence against Kashmir has become a norm in the Indian society nowadays but this new trend shall put everything to shame.
The war crimes inflicted upon Kashmiris shall now be worn by common citizens with pride and honour like those awards for gallantry.
A Mumbai based T-Shirt company by the name of ‘T-Shirt Bhaiya’ has created a new design depicting Major Gogoi’s Jeep and Farooq tied to its front.
— TShirtBhaiya.Com (@TShirtBhaiya) September 7, 2017
The text below the picture on the T-shirt reads,
Indian Army, saving your ass, whether you like it or not.
The T-Shirts are available in different sizes and colours and one of them has already been ‘SOLD OUT’.
So far, the majority of the buyers are totally in love with such glorification of a war crime.
wow, its such a great message, will order one immediately https://t.co/XaJrfFibQa
— ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ ಹೆಬ್ಬಾರ್ (@RK_Hebbar) September 7, 2017
Baba ordered 2 one for me and one for my cousin brother getting passes out frm NDA Khadalwasla in November. 🇮🇳
— Pandit Ji (@paharipandit) September 7, 2017
This is kick ass!! Cheers!!
— pandit (@vinaymoudgil) September 7, 2017
Pic of the day…..cheers..we need more of these kickass ideas 😀😀😀
— Dev (@dev071427) September 7, 2017
I ordered it if tied person with round cap
— कटप्पा रिटर्न्स (@sudhansu76) September 7, 2017
please save one for me in a month i'll join my job then for sure i'll be getting it from you guyz…i loves this tshirt,..😍😍😍😍😍😍
— shivi d alert indian (@shivangi_indian) September 7, 2017
Order kar di hai…Send it asap please…Can't wait…
— Abhinav Singh (@abhinavkis2608) September 7, 2017
Haters will hate
We don't care.
Let it be & keep designing new prints for us.
We are loving it.
Some people just born to criticise
— BJP INDIAN 🇮🇳 (@ModiJi_Namo) September 7, 2017
L size sold out. 🙄 When it will be restocked?
— Jerry (@ajitvkg) September 7, 2017
Wow. Shekhu check this it is Sold out pic.twitter.com/Ru6fixum9U
— अमरेश आनन्द झा (@amaresh4) September 7, 2017
Only a handful of people were actually outraged at this.
How about enthusiastic buyers get customised tees with their faces on it & get free wet pants with the deal ? It's war crime glorified.
— Nooriya (@Nooriyasays) September 7, 2017
Dis shdn't b prntd on Tshirt, they put kashmiri man on jeep jst fr sake of soldiers n u r showing dis as bravery, don't put more oil in fire
— Binderpal Singh (@binderpalsingh) September 7, 2017
The history of using Human Shields in Kashmir is an old one.
Read more about the use of Human Shields in Kashmir here.
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