Twitter war: Who are the international celebrities supporting the farmers' protest in Delhi? Meet Rihanna's band of 'propagandists' here

Greta Thunberg, Mia Khalifa and US vice-president Kamala Harris's niece lawyer Meena Harris were among international celebrities who tweeted in support of the ongoing protest by Indian farmers against the Centre's Farm Laws. While the nation stands divided over foreigners extending support to India's internal issue, here are the major public figures who decided to rally behind the ongoing protest at the borders of Delhi. 
Greta Thunberg, Mia Khalifa and US vice-president Kamala Harris's niece lawyer Meena Harris were among international celebrities who tweeted in support of the ongoing protest by Indian farmers against the Centre's Farm Laws. While the nation stands divide
Greta Thunberg, Mia Khalifa and US vice-president Kamala Harris's niece lawyer Meena Harris were among international celebrities who tweeted in support of the ongoing protest by Indian farmers against the Centre's Farm Laws. While the nation stands divide
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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg became the voice of conscience for a generation facing the climate change emergency. She first hit the headlines for her solo strike against global warming outside Sweden's parliament last year. Thunberg has taken her disarmingly straightforward message -- 'listen to the scientists' -- to global decision-makers, accusing them of inaction. (Photo | AP)
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg became the voice of conscience for a generation facing the climate change emergency. She first hit the headlines for her solo strike against global warming outside Sweden's parliament last year. Thunberg has taken her disarmingly straightforward message -- 'listen to the scientists' -- to global decision-makers, accusing them of inaction. (Photo | AP)
US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
The first Somali-American to serve in the US House, the DFL leader was an ardent critic of the immigration policies of the Trump administration. When Donald Trump tweeted that lawmakers should 'go back' to their countries if they want to criticize the US, he was referring to Omar and her fellow congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts — four freshmen women of color. (Photo| AP)
The first Somali-American to serve in the US House, the DFL leader was an ardent critic of the immigration policies of the Trump administration. When Donald Trump tweeted that lawmakers should 'go back' to their countries if they want to criticize the US, he was referring to Omar and her fellow congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts — four freshmen women of color. (Photo| AP)
American football star Juju Smith-Schuster
American football star Juju Smith-Schuster
The 24-year-old is Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver and competes in the National Football League.
The 24-year-old is Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver and competes in the National Football League.
US climate justice activist Jamie Margolin
US climate justice activist Jamie Margolin
'We often take for granted where our food comes from and forget about the farmers who feed us,' she wrote in support of the farmers' movement.
'We often take for granted where our food comes from and forget about the farmers who feed us,' she wrote in support of the farmers' movement.
At age of 15 in 2017, Margolin founded the youth climate action organization Zero Hour with Nadia Nazar. The 19-year-old identifies as a lesbian and in 2018 was named as one of People Magazine's 25 Women Changing the World. (Photo | AP)
At age of 15 in 2017, Margolin founded the youth climate action organization Zero Hour with Nadia Nazar. The 19-year-old identifies as a lesbian and in 2018 was named as one of People Magazine's 25 Women Changing the World. (Photo | AP)
Teen climate activist Jerome Foster II
Teen climate activist Jerome Foster II
Jerome was selected by National Geographic to tour Iceland, where he documented the entire island in VR to show how climate change is impacting the country. Before joining the band of climate activists, the teenager was known for holding a weekly climate strike outside of the White House in the morning! (Photo | Twitter @JeromeFosterII)
Jerome was selected by National Geographic to tour Iceland, where he documented the entire island in VR to show how climate change is impacting the country. Before joining the band of climate activists, the teenager was known for holding a weekly climate strike outside of the White House in the morning! (Photo | Twitter @JeromeFosterII)
US writer/journalist Karen Attiah
US writer/journalist Karen Attiah
The Global Opinions editor for The Washington Post, Karen is of Ghanian origin and was named 2019 Journalist of the Year Award by the National Association of Black Journalists for her coverage of the murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo |Twitter @KarenAttiah)
The Global Opinions editor for The Washington Post, Karen is of Ghanian origin and was named 2019 Journalist of the Year Award by the National Association of Black Journalists for her coverage of the murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (Photo |Twitter @KarenAttiah)
British actor Mandy Takhar
British actor Mandy Takhar
The two-time winner of PTC Punjabi Film Awards, Wolverhampton-born actor has her roots in Punjab. She debuted in 2010 release 'Ekam – Son of Soil' and was last seen in 'Yes I am Student'. (Photo | Twitter @Mandy_Takhar)
The two-time winner of PTC Punjabi Film Awards, Wolverhampton-born actor has her roots in Punjab. She debuted in 2010 release 'Ekam – Son of Soil' and was last seen in 'Yes I am Student'. (Photo | Twitter @Mandy_Takhar)
Lebanese-American media personality Mia Khalifa
Lebanese-American media personality Mia Khalifa
Mia Khalifa is a former adult movie actor who made a career switch to sports commentary and social media modelling. Mia received online death threats from the ISIS after she ranked No. 1 on Pornhub. (Photo | Mia Khalifa Instagram)
Mia Khalifa is a former adult movie actor who made a career switch to sports commentary and social media modelling. Mia received online death threats from the ISIS after she ranked No. 1 on Pornhub. (Photo | Mia Khalifa Instagram)
Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate
Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate
24-year-old Vanessa Nakate featured in BBC's '100 Women' in 2020 and the business administration graduate is the torchbearer of the pro-agriculture climate change activism in Africa. She was one of a handful of youth activists to speak at the COP25 gathering in Spain. (Photo | Twitter @vanessa_vash)
24-year-old Vanessa Nakate featured in BBC's '100 Women' in 2020 and the business administration graduate is the torchbearer of the pro-agriculture climate change activism in Africa. She was one of a handful of youth activists to speak at the COP25 gathering in Spain. (Photo | Twitter @vanessa_vash)
American actor John Cusack
American actor John Cusack
John Cusack, who has starred in blockbusters like '2012', 'High Fidelity' and 'Serendipity', in 2019 had condemend the attack on students in Delhi in a series of tweets. He also proclaimed that India's economy is 'in ICU'. Cusack was a critic of the Bush administration, calling the government's worldview 'depressing, corrupt, unlawful, and tragically absurd'. (File Photo)
John Cusack, who has starred in blockbusters like '2012', 'High Fidelity' and 'Serendipity', in 2019 had condemend the attack on students in Delhi in a series of tweets. He also proclaimed that India's economy is 'in ICU'. Cusack was a critic of the Bush administration, calling the government's worldview 'depressing, corrupt, unlawful, and tragically absurd'. (File Photo)
Kenyan environmentalist Elizabeth Wathuti
Kenyan environmentalist Elizabeth Wathuti
25-year-old Elizabeth Wathuti founded  the Green Generation Initiative which works to develop young generation into eco-conscious citizens. According to reports, her organisation has so far planted no less than 30,000 tree seedlings in Kenya. (Photo | Twitter @lizwathuti)
25-year-old Elizabeth Wathuti founded the Green Generation Initiative which works to develop young generation into eco-conscious citizens. According to reports, her organisation has so far planted no less than 30,000 tree seedlings in Kenya. (Photo | Twitter @lizwathuti)
British MP Claudia Webbe
British MP Claudia Webbe
'Solidarity to the Indian Farmers. Thank you Rihanna. In an era where political leadership is lacking we are grateful for others stepping forward,' she wrote along with sharing a screenshot of Rihanna's tweet.
'Solidarity to the Indian Farmers. Thank you Rihanna. In an era where political leadership is lacking we are grateful for others stepping forward,' she wrote along with sharing a screenshot of Rihanna's tweet.
Labour Party's Claudia Naomi Webbe represents Leicester East since 2019. Webbe  was the Chair of the Operation Trident Independent Advisory Group,[6][9] a community-led initiative created in the mid 1990s to tackle the disproportionate effects of gun violence on black communities. (Photo | Twitter @ClaudiaWebbe)
Labour Party's Claudia Naomi Webbe represents Leicester East since 2019. Webbe was the Chair of the Operation Trident Independent Advisory Group,[6][9] a community-led initiative created in the mid 1990s to tackle the disproportionate effects of gun violence on black communities. (Photo | Twitter @ClaudiaWebbe)
British MP Wes Streeting
British MP Wes Streeting
The former president of the National Union of Students (NUS), the Labour Party politician also served as Deputy Leader of the London Borough of Redbridge and Cabinet Member for Health. (Photo | Twitter @wesstreeting)
The former president of the National Union of Students (NUS), the Labour Party politician also served as Deputy Leader of the London Borough of Redbridge and Cabinet Member for Health. (Photo | Twitter @wesstreeting)
Premier of British Columbia John Horgan
Premier of British Columbia John Horgan
In office since 2017,  John Horgan has been leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party since 2014 and the member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the constituency of Langford-Juan de Fuca and its predecessors since 2005. (Photo | Twitter @jjhorgan)
In office since 2017, John Horgan has been leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party since 2014 and the member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the constituency of Langford-Juan de Fuca and its predecessors since 2005. (Photo | Twitter @jjhorgan)
American rapper Russ
American rapper Russ
28-year-old Russell James Vitale aka Russ is best known for his singles 'What They Want', 'Losin Control' and 'Best on Earth'.
28-year-old Russell James Vitale aka Russ is best known for his singles 'What They Want', 'Losin Control' and 'Best on Earth'.
US Vice President Kamala Harris' niece Meena Harris
US Vice President Kamala Harris' niece Meena Harris
Meena, who is also a noted author, wrote on Twitter, 'It's no coincidence that the world's oldest democracy was attacked not even a month ago, and as we speak, the most populous democracy is under assault.''This is related. We ALL should be outraged by India's internet shutdowns and paramilitary violence against farmer protesters,' she added. (Photo | Twitter @meenaharris)
Meena, who is also a noted author, wrote on Twitter, 'It's no coincidence that the world's oldest democracy was attacked not even a month ago, and as we speak, the most populous democracy is under assault.''This is related. We ALL should be outraged by India's internet shutdowns and paramilitary violence against farmer protesters,' she added. (Photo | Twitter @meenaharris)
International pop star Rihanna
International pop star Rihanna
Taking to Twitter, Rihanna shared a CNN article and wrote, 'why aren’t we talking about this?'. (Photo | AFP)
Taking to Twitter, Rihanna shared a CNN article and wrote, 'why aren’t we talking about this?'. (Photo | AFP)

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