Wasim Akram Felt “Humiliated” At Manchester Airport And People Are Demanding An Apology

By Sajeer Shaikh | 23 Jul, 2019

Here’s why Wasim Akram felt humiliated at Manchester Airport.

Pakistan’s former Cricket Captain, Wasim Akram, is perhaps one of the most known faces in Pakistan. He’s thoroughly loved, people look up to him and he’s also garnered a lot of respect for always being vocal about his health condition. The former skipper was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 30, which came as a shock to him and his fans.

“I remember what a shock it was,” he has stated, “because I was a healthy sportsman with no history of diabetes in my family, so I didn’t expect it at all. It seemed strange that it happened to me when I was 30, but it was a very stressful time and doctors said that can trigger it.”

Since then, Wasim Akram has been involved in various awareness campaigns for diabetes.

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Yes we can! #fitnessfirst #AccuChekPakistan #BeatDiabetes #Pakistan

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However, recently, he was made to feel “embarrassed” and “humiliated” about the same. Wasim Akram took to Twitter to complain about the treatment he faced at Manchester airport:

“Very disheartened at Manchester airport today, I travel around the world with my insulin but never have I been made to feel embarrassed. I felt very humiliated as I was rudely questioned & ordered publicly to take my insulin out of its travel cold-case & dumped into a plastic bag.”

Here’s the tweet:

As soon as he tweeted this out, the post garnered a lot of engagement, and his fans rushed to support him or offer counsel in some form or the other.

Some condemned this behavior

Others had a more neutral outlook, but still talked about how rude the officials could be

Some believed that “rules are rules”

Others shared their personal experiences

Some believed this was harassment, and if a legend like Wasim Akram faced this, what would an average Pakistani have to go through?

Mostly, however, people demanded that some action be taken against this

With the outrage this has garnered, let’s see if Wasim Akram ends up getting that apology. What’s your take on the matter? Let us know in the comments.

 

 

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