Attacks on Asians are increasing in the United States. In the first quarter of 2021, there were 164 percent more so-called hate crimes against Asian Americans than in the same period last year.
USA Todayreported on the dramatic increase, citing a study by theCenter for the Study of Hate and Extremism(CSUSB) at California State University in San Bernardino. According to the anti-racism organizationStop AAPI Hate, 6 600 such cases have occurred since the beginning of the Corona pandemic.
Representatives fromStop AAPI Hate(AAPI stands for Asian American and Pacific Islanders) complained that behind it there is a deeply rooted racism against Asians. The group’s co-chair, Evangeline Chan, emphasized that it already existed before 2020.
As the media in the US and the EU never tire of emphasizing, the former President Donald Trump also particularly poisoned the social climate by calling the Corona virus the…
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