“I want those who lynched my husband to be punished, not for revenge, but to ensure that no one has to go through what my children and I have undergone.”
Activists report growing discrimination against queer persons parallel to the rise of the BJP-led government, which they accuse of demonising deviance and fuelling homophobia.
He is charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of two men who intervened when he shouted religious slurs at two women who were the subject of the religious slurs on Friday
Under Donald Trump, who used his campaign for hateful indoctrination, it is important for different racial and religious minorities in the US to come together.
The divisive votes that both countries witnessed in the last year had several similarities, including the concern they created on rising hate crimes.
A police-funded website has seen a 57% increase of reports on hate crime between Thursday and Sunday, compared with the same period last month.
As the murder cases in Kansas City show, the US’s system for punishing bias crimes is filled with limits and inconsistencies.