Amnesty International warns that if you travel to the US, you are likely to be shot

9

Amnesty International has issued a travel advisory for people going to the United States due to “ongoing high levels of gun violence in the country”.

“The Amnesty International travel advisory for the country of the United States of America calls on people worldwide to exercise caution and have an emergency contingency plan when travelling throughout the USA,” their alert declared on Wednesday.

Those travelling to the US would need to be “extra vigilant at all times and be wary of the ubiquity of firearms among the population,” to “avoid places where large number of people gather, especially cultural events, places of worship, schools, and shopping malls” and to “exercise increased caution when visiting local bars, nightclubs, and casinos”.

Read more