HUFFINGTON POST: Race Hate Crimes Against East And Southeast Asian People Have Quadrupled In Wake Of Coronavirus

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Release date: 21/5/2020

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Dr Yinxuan Huang, a sociology researcher at the University of Manchester, who has been researching how the Chinese Christian community in Britain reacts to the pandemic, suggested the real figures were likely to be far higher.

“The community is probably suffering more than the numbers could tell because there are many invisible, unreported cases,” said Huang. “In all the stories I’ve heard, the victims did not report it to the police.”

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TitleRace Hate Crimes Against East And Southeast Asian People Have Quadrupled In Wake Of Coronavirus
Media name/outletHuffington Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date21/05/20
DescriptionDr Yinxuan Huang, a sociology researcher at the University of Manchester, who has been researching how the Chinese Christian community in Britain reacts to the pandemic, suggested the real figures were likely to be far higher.

“The community is probably suffering more than the numbers could tell because there are many invisible, unreported cases,” said Huang. “In all the stories I’ve heard, the victims did not report it to the police.”
URLhttps://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/racist-hate-crime-asian-communities-quadruples-coronavirus_uk_5ec53356c5b6d5f53f85f4f1
PersonsYinxuan Huang