Asian People Are Being Harassed, Attacked, and Blamed for Causing the COVID 19 Pandemic
Reports of racism both in the United States and internationally have skyrocketed, with many Asian people reporting discrimination and violent hate crimes from those blaming them for the coronavirus pandemic.
The FBI has described a Texas stabbing of four people, including an Asian family with two young children, as a hate crime.
Police in Australia arrested a 17-year-old girl Monday after a viral video showed her berating and spitting on two Asian women in public.
Many have been quick to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump for his use of the term “Chinese” virus, which they say furthers the association between the coronavirus and Asian people.