The global communities are becoming more self-centered, developing a culture of competition, where all run for power and see each other as rivals. This culture has severely undermined the humanitarian values of love, compassion and brotherhood.
Mahatma Gandhi once said that “The world has enough for everyone's needs, but not everyone's greed”. Our co-existence is the only way to the existence of this world. At this time, Gandhi Ji’s Ideology can help us create a better world that is full of Love, Peace and Harmony.
This attack showed the zenith of hatred and violence took place in American history, where 19 men trained by al-Qaeda carried out a co-ordinated terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, America on September 11, 2001.
The attackers simultaneously hijacked four large passengers aircraft with the intention of crashing them into major landmarks across the United States, inflicting maximum possible death and destruction. In a single day, these deliberate acts of mass murder killed nearly 3,000 people from 57 countries.
Often referred as 7/7, London witnessed a series of four explosions on 7 July 2005; three in the underground trains and fourth on a bus in Tavistock Square.
Reportedly 52 civilians were killed in the coordinated suicide attacks, injuring more than 700. This massacre shook the city to its core, resulted in silent protests by locals, who paid tributes to the deceased and demanded action against the perpetrators.
Hatred has deeply penetrated into all nooks and corners of the world and is being amplified by radical minds for their vested interests. We hear a story of racial attack in America every second day.
The Cincinnati riots of 2001 were caused by the killing of 19-year-old African-American Timothy Thomas by white police officer. The 2014 Ferguson unrest erupted in the backdrop of racial tension between police and the black community of Ferguson, Missouri that was further ignited by the killing of Michael Brown.
Another example of intensified bigotry was the Charlie Hebdo Attack on 7 January 2015, when two gunmen forced their way into the Paris headquarter of Charlie Hebdo and opened fire, killing twelve staff cartoonists and injuring 11 others.
The attacks that occur due to religious differences has been prevalent since years. ‘An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind’ said by Mahatma Gandhi, clearly denotes that Gandhi Ji could foresee the hatred that was soon going to take over.
Seven co-ordinated terror attacks took place in Paris on 13 November, 2015 which were carried out by militants. The attack killed at least 130 people and injuring over 350.
France witnessed series of smaller attacks throughout 2015; this includes stabbing of three soldiers guarding a Jewish community centre in February, attempt to blow up a factory in Saint-Quentin Fallavier in June, and attack on a passenger train in August.
This was the second deadliest attack on the LGBT community that took place on June 12, 2016, after the 9/11 attacks in America. Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 58 others in a terrorist attack inside a nightclub in Orlando.
The guy was reported to be from Syria, whose friend lost his life in suicide bombings of Syria. The utter rage and revenge became the reason for this barbaric act.
Khurram Butt, 27, of Barking, East London, is believed to have led a group of three terrorists, who drove a mounted van over the pedestrians. They then entered into pubs and bars of Borough Market and stabbed people, killing eight and injuring 48.
Witnesses heard the men shout "This is for Allah", before they were shot and killed by police. The reason was unknown, but the act was indeed a matter of utter disgust, adding up in the calendar of massacres and brutal killings of innocent lives.
In 2017, a series of attacks took place on Indians in US that started with the killing of an Indian techie in Kansas, the attack on a Sikh man outside his house in Kent, Washington where perpetrators were asking to "Go Back to Your Own Country".
While such hate crimes virtually exist in all countries against the citizens of foreign countries but this is a new kind of a prejudice, a kind of xenophobia that we never encountered in past.