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Activists report that on the background of the pandemic has significantly increased the number of cases of discrimination against people of Asian descent. About it reports Reuters.
The deterioration of the situation contributes not only to the fact that coronavirus emerged in China, but also numerous contradictions between the US and China, including on the status of Hong Kong.
“When China make an enemy, then all people who look like Chinese and become enemies. The economy is sinking, people are dying. They are angry and they scared the others even more want to win back Asian Americans,” explains Professor State University San Francisco Russell Jeung (Russell Jeung).
According to him, since March 19, there were more than 1.8 thousand of instances of discrimination associated with the pandemic coronavirus. Of these, 90 percent were racially character.
Earlier, the death of a black man as a result of the actions of the police caused riots in the American city of Minneapolis.
46-year-old security guard, George Floyd was arrested may 25, near a grocery store after he allegedly paid there’s a fake cheque. The police dragged him out of the car and laid on the pavement, one of them roughly crushed citizen with his knee, and he does not resist and began to complain that he can’t breathe. He was taken to hospital where he died shortly thereafter.
Video, photo All from Russia.