Drawing on semi-nude body case: SC dismisses Kerala activist Rehana Fathima’s anticipatory bail plea

First Published 7, Aug 2020, 3:51 PM

 The Supreme Court has dismissed Kerala activist Rehana Fathima's plea seeking anticipatory bail in cases against her for allegedly circulating a video in which she was semi-nude and allowing her minor children to paint on her body
 

<p><strong>&nbsp;The Supreme Court on Friday (August 7) dismissed Kerala activist Rehana Fathima's plea seeking anticipatory bail in cases against her for allowing her children to draw on her half-naked body</strong><br />
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 The Supreme Court on Friday (August 7) dismissed Kerala activist Rehana Fathima's plea seeking anticipatory bail in cases against her for allowing her children to draw on her half-naked body
 

<p>The apex court observed &nbsp;as to what kind of impression the children will get about the culture of this country through such videos.</p>

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The apex court observed  as to what kind of impression the children will get about the culture of this country through such videos.

 

<p>It added that this act is unthinkable and would leave the society in a bad taste.</p>

It added that this act is unthinkable and would leave the society in a bad taste.

<p>She was booked by the Kerala Police after a video of her two children drawing on her half-naked body started circulating on social media.</p>

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She was booked by the Kerala Police after a video of her two children drawing on her half-naked body started circulating on social media.

 

<p><strong>&nbsp;The 34- year-old activist said that the video which is doing rounds on social media was made to highlight how women need to be open about sex and their bodies in a society where topics like sex and nudity are taboo. She added that these lessons should begin from one’s own home.</strong></p>

 The 34- year-old activist said that the video which is doing rounds on social media was made to highlight how women need to be open about sex and their bodies in a society where topics like sex and nudity are taboo. She added that these lessons should begin from one’s own home.

<p><strong>In the video, her son and daughter can be seen painting on her semi-naked body. The video was posted on social media on June 19. The video was captioned #BodyArtPolitics.</strong></p>

In the video, her son and daughter can be seen painting on her semi-naked body. The video was posted on social media on June 19. The video was captioned #BodyArtPolitics.

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