Dawn’s story on Jami’s #MeToo claim reappears after meeting with controversy

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Pakistani filmmaker Jami recently came forward with a #MeToo revelation himself, stating that he was also ‘brutally raped’ by a ‘powerful person’ in the media industry.

Taking to Twitter, Jami shared why he supported the #MeToo movement. Without naming anyone, Jami tweeted that he was raped 13 years ago by a person who had a ‘giant’ stature in the media industry.

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Shortly after Dawn grabbed the story, it later emerged on social media that the newspaper giant had scrapped the story.

Read: #MeToo: Jami says he was ‘brutally raped’ by a ‘powerful person’ in media industry

Another media duo, The News International and Geo News, also followed its lead and shelved the story.

Later, the move met with controversy on social media and the trio took a backfoot. The stories featuring the Jami case were back up, perhaps not on the main page.

In a long thread, Jami said that he still didn’t have the courage to name the person who raped him. Jami stated that he knew his friends would laugh at him and make fun of him but it was high time that he spoke the truth about what happened to him.

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