In the aftermath of the hate crime shooting of Srinivas Kuchibhotla from Hyderabad in Olathe, Kansas almost 159 international organizations have condemned the hate crime incidents in the US.
These organizations include Washington and civil and human rights groups and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. These groups have demanded that the US government must be more quick and stern in its response to the incidents of hate crime in the US. The rate of increase in the hate crimes in the recent days has also been alarming, the international groups observed, quotes Times of India.
The statement issued by these 159 organizations read that it is diversity that makes America a great nation. Incidents motivated by hate crime are a threat to the values shared by the nation. No individual should be a victim of intimidation or violence based on ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender, elaborated the statement.
The statement also highlighted that just in this year the incidents of hate crimes based on acts of intimidation and violence have increased at an alarming rate. The shooting of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in February at Olathe, Kansas resulting in his demise was also mentioned as a part of the hate crime incidents.
The statement while welcoming the remarks made by Trump in his address to the joint session of the US congress in which he said that US stands united in disapproving all ugly forms of evil and hate, also made a point that this was the first public acknowledgment of the US President in the series of recent incidents.
The statement also said that the organizations had strong faith that it was the moral obligation of the US President to speak out against each act of hate crime.
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