Thursday, May 29, 2014

Global Impact: Hate Crimes and Overt Threats Based Upon Religous, Ethnicity and Sexual Preferences

Travelers of certain cultural backgrounds (e.g., African-Americans, Arabs/Persians, Asians and targeted immigrants who may be subject to harassment, threats, targeting and assaults by extremist groups in a number of countries should, as a matter of course, engage in pre-departure research in order to "flag" their vulnerability to targeting while abroad.

http://76crimes.com/76-countries-where-homosexuality-is-illegal 

http://www.ncpc.org/topics/hate-crime

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/07/history-of-hate-crimes-against-sikhs-since-911_n_1751841 

http://www.adl.org

https://www.aclu.org/lgbt-rights