Some of the comments threatened to “behead” Ayyub. In her tweet, she tagged the Mumbai police, the National Commission for Women, and the prime minister’s office.
Ayyub has often been at the receiving end of attacks online (see and ). In January, she received after criticising the Saudi government’s role in the war in Yemen. She said she had received over 26,000 tweets with threats of violence.
In January, Ayyub was displayed for “auction” on an – circulating their photographs and inviting denigrating comments against them.