International Dimensions of "Backlash"

October 4, 2001

Source: Amnesty International

On October 4, 2001, Amnesty International issued the press release, "Caught in the backlash: Human rights under threat worldwide in aftermath of September 11 attacks." The release cites a report by Amnesty International, which voices concerns about civil rights around the world and states, "Mosques, Hindu temples and community centres have been attacked and vandalized in countries as diverse as Poland, India, the United Kingdom and Denmark."