Citing high levels of gun violence, Amnesty International issued a travel advisory calling on travelers to "exercise caution and have an emergency contingency plan when traveling throughout the [United States]." 

The advisory comes after two mass shootings within 24 hours left at least 31 dead in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, last weekend. 

Amnesty warns visitors to "exercise extreme caution when traveling throughout the country due to rampant gun violence, which has become so prevalent in the United States that it amounts to a human rights crisis."

"Depending on the traveler's gender identity, race, country of origin, ethnic background, or sexual orientation, they may be at higher risk of being targeted with gun violence, and should plan accordingly," the advisory reads.

The Japanese consul in Detroit also issued a warning to its citizens this week, saying they should "be aware of the potential for gunfire incidents everywhere in the United States." 

And the Uruguayan government issued a similar release this week warning its citizens exercise extreme caution due to growing indiscriminate violence and hate crimes.

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