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US Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media
Moneycontrol | 30/05/2020 04:32 PM | Click to read full article
Asians of varying national backgrounds have suffered a surge of attacks this year, which activists linked to the pandemic's emergence in China. Some said they feared harassment could worsen in a US election year, with US-China tensions ratcheting up over trade, Hong Kong and the coronavirus. Since March 19, over 1,800 cases of harassment related to the coronavirus pandemic have been reported.