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All States have responsibility to protect against hate attacks

United Nations, Aug 7 (GCCurrentAffairs) The UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet, has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend shootings in the United States, insisting that “not just the US but all States”, should do more to stop discrimination.

Speaking in Geneva, Ms Bachelet’s spokesperson, Rupert Colville, welcomed US rejection of “racism, hatred and white supremacy” in the wake of the two tragedies which claimed at least 29 lives in Texas and Ohio on Saturday.

Reflecting on measures that might stop a growing number of hate crimes in the U.S. and elsewhere – and their amplification via Social Media – Mr. Colville urged online communications companies and governments to work together.

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Via UNI-India

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