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  • a 91 year old Asian man being shoved to the ground, a woman getting her belongings stolen at the grocery store, all caught on surveillance camera.

  • These are just a few of the growing number of documented incidents of anti Asian violence in the United States, which have shot up alarmingly since the first confirmed cases of Covid.

  • 19 were reported in China more than a year ago.

  • Karlin Chan has lived in New York City's Chinatown for over 60 years.

  • He's the founder of Chinatown Block Watch, a group that aims to protect Asian Americans in the city.

  • I think it's a positive stuff that to have, uh, the president of the United States speaking out telling people to, You know, chill out.

  • The Asians in this country have nothing to do with this virus and we're not to blame, All right, so it it does help put it this way.

  • It's much better than the speech, the hateful speech I was coming out of Washington previously, when, when Covid, 19, started the China virus, former U.

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  • President Donald Trump repeatedly referred to the disease as the China virus, dismissing critics who say the term as racist Chan believes Trump's comments inspired a wave of anti Asian violence.

  • As you know, when the women are seniors came out shopping in the morning, they were hearing these stories of, uh, attacks on Asians on Chinese.

  • So there was a lot of fear in in the neighborhood.

  • So we came out there, you know, to be visibly on the streets, uh, patrolling around the open, the stores that were open just to let people see us, you know, and, you know, to put their fears at ease.

  • Stop a P I hate a group tracking anti Asian violence has reported over 2800 incidents from March to December of last year.

  • In a primetime address on Thursday, US President Joe Biden condemned hate crimes against Asians as un American and has issued an executive order calling for an end to the violence.

a 91 year old Asian man being shoved to the ground, a woman getting her belongings stolen at the grocery store, all caught on surveillance camera.

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NYC Chinatown watch group aims to stop Asian hate

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/13
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