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Social Effects of Terrorism

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Social Effects of Terrorism
September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks.
The 9/11 attacks had immediate and overwhelming social effects upon the United States population. Gratitude toward uniformed public-safety workers, and especially toward fire-fighters, was widely expressed in light of both the drama of the risks taken on the scene and the high death toll among the workers. Many police officers and rescue workers elsewhere in the country took leaves of absence to travel to New York City to assist in the grim process of recovering bodies from the twisted remnants of the Twin Towers. Blood donations also saw a surge in the weeks after 9/11. Numerous incidents of harassment and hate crimes were reported against Middle Easterners and other "Middle Eastern-looking" people, particularly Sikhs, due to the fact that Sikh males usually wear turbans, which are stereotypically associated with Muslims in the United States. There were reports of verbal abuse, attacks on mosques and other religious buildings (including the firebombing of a Hindu temple) and assaults on people, including one murder; Balbir Singh Sodhi was fatally shot on September 15. He, like others, was a Sikh who was mistaken for a Muslim. Apart from this, many children & people started felling unsecured about their lives. Muslims basically started facing a lot of problems after the 9/11 attacks. War in Afghanistan

Due to this attack people of Afghanistan suffered a lot, previously due to the attack of former USSR (Russia) they faced many problems. The ratio of crimes, drug use was very common in the Afghan society after the attack. Afghan National’s starting leaving their country due to non-availability of security, good life etc. The Afghan Society is nowadays called as the most troubled nation in the world. London bombing, 2005

Although there were security alerts at many locations, no other terrorist incidents occurred outside central London. Suspicious packages were destroyed in controlled...

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