On Monday (February 22), United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that white supremacy and neo-Nazi actions are a “transnational threat.” These teams have additionally exploited the worldwide coronavirus pandemic to construct help.
According to Reuters, Guterres addressed the U.N. Human Rights Council and said that the speedy development of the hate teams is rising every day.
“White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are more than domestic terror threats. They are becoming a transnational threat,” Guterres informed the Geneva discussion board. “Today, these extremist movements represent the number one internal security threat in several countries.”
While Donald Trump’s presidency helped stoke the flames of hatred and divide individuals over the previous 4 years, Guterres says how the United States and the world transfer ahead from the turbulence might be essential.
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“Far too often, these hate groups are cheered on by people in positions of responsibility in ways that were considered unimaginable not long ago,” he stated, based on Reuters. “We need global coordinated action to defeat this grave and growing danger.”
On March 18, Michelle Bachelet, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, is about to report back to the council on systemic racism towards individuals of African descent. The world inquiry was launched final 12 months after George Floyd’s killing by police went viral.