On May 26, Israeli aircraft bombarded a tented encampment in Rafah, Gaza, killing at least 45 people. This strike, despite a UN cease-fire order, has provoked global indignation. The term "All Eyes on Rafah" has spread over social media. On Instagram, an AI-generated image of Rafah has been shared over 33 million times. The graphic depicts tents creating the phrase "All Eyes on Rafah," referring to the refugee camps in southern Gaza.
Many celebrities, including Samantha, priyanka Chopra, alia bhatt, varun Dhawan, rashmika mandanna, Dulquer Salmaan, Vijay Verma, and Kriti Kharbanda, have condemned Israel's bombardment on Rafah. Mahesh Babu's 11-year-old daughter, Sitara, too shared the photo and received scathing criticism. Trolls questioned her grasp of the issue, criticised her father of not providing her with enough pocket money, and threatened to boycott his films if the post was not deleted. Sitara finally removed it.

Many on social media feel that some of the actors who shared the "All Eyes on Rafah" image have no idea what the problem is about. Some blasted these women for being so foolish that they posted it only to look awake or cool, while others speculated that it was tied to a concert or a malayalam film. Ritika Sajdeh, Rohit Sharma's wife, posted the similar "All Eyes on Rafah" statement but removed it after receiving widespread criticism and mocking. She was called out for disregarding indian concerns and derided for not knowing where Rafah was.

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