[태그:] anti-asian hate

Demand NYC MTA to build safety barriers to prevent people being pushed onto the subway tracks

Michelle Go Change.org Petition for Safety Barriers

https://www.change.org/p/new-yorkers-demand-mta-to-build-safety-barriers-to-prevent-people-being-pushed-onto-the-tracks At least 4 Asians have been shoved towards the tracks in about 6 months. At least 50 people have lost their lives  in just  the first 8 months of 2021 (as reported by NY Post using MTA records)having been hit by a train and others have narrowly escaped death. THAT IS OVER 6 PEOPLE… Read more »

Nationwide, Anti-Asian Hate Crimes More Than Tripled in 2021

NBC NewsKimmy YamMon, January 31, 2022 New research released Monday finds that hate crimes targeting the Asian American community have reached some unprecedented levels. The compilation of hate crime data, published by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, revealed that anti-Asian hate crime increased by 339 percent last year compared to the… Read more »

SF police data shows 567% increase in reports of hate crimes against Asian Americans

567% Increase in Hate Crimes Against Asians in SF

The figures are probably an undercount because hate crime incidents are underreported. The new data comes as several high-profile attacks and killings have placed renewed attention on violence affecting Asian Americans across the US. In March 2021, a gunman opened fire at several Atlanta massage parlors, killing eight people, including six Asian women. Reports of… Read more »

The LA Artist Behind The Viral #StopAsianHate Portraits Wishes He Never Needed To Draw Another One

AAV Victims Art on NYC Billboard

LAist By  Josie Huang Published Jan 24, 2022 2:08 PM https://laist.com/news/stopasianhate-artist-viral-la-jonathan-chang-pandemic-attacks-asians Jonathan Chang has drawn enough portraits of Asians attacked during the pandemic that he has a whole system down. As soon as he decides to spotlight a case, he fires up Photoshop and studies the image of the victim used in news reports. Within a… Read more »

66-year-old woman attacked in Oakland Chinatown speaks out

Ms. Tse Surveillance Cam screenshot

AsAmNews Posted By RandallJanuary 24, 2022 Dion Lim of KGO ABC 7 in Oakland was able to get in touch with the senior seen on camera earlier this month who was shoved to the ground from behind by a cowardly thug in Oakland’s Chinatown. Videos from multiple angles show a woman who only wanted to… Read more »

Opponents of Anti-Asian violence must fight for mental health and housing reform

Jirajariyawetch attack in NYC Subway cropped

The case of attack on model Bew Jirajariyawetch raises questions about why violent schizophrenics are not receiving supervised treatment and housing for the benefit of all Thai model in a NYC subway station survives a violent attack on January 20, but questions “why nothing has changed.” 61-year-old homeless attacker, Martial Simon is identified as a… Read more »

Reflections: Asian American woman rides subway with fear

NYC Subway signs

Posted By Barbara YauJanuary 17, 2022 By Barbara Yau, AsAmNews Staff Writer Asian Americans across this country are mourning Michelle Go who was senselessly killed after being shoved onto the New York City subway tracks this past weekend. It has spurred widespread discussion about rising subway crimes and anti-Asian hate on news outlets and social… Read more »

Asian woman pushed into oncoming NYC subway train & dies

Michelle Alyssa Go

AsAmNews Posted By Randall January 15, 2022 Police in New York are investigating the death of an Asian American woman pushed into an oncoming subway train, reports NBC New York. Authorities describe this as an “unprovoked attack.” It happened in Times Square near the 42nd and Broadway Street subway station. Investigators told ABC7 News paramedics… Read more »

‘We’re Not Really Safe Anywhere’: Survey Reveals Asian Residents In The San Gabriel Valley Are Shaken By Racism

Vigil for Atlanta Massacre Victims, San Gabriel Valley

LAist.com By  Josie Huang Published Jan 12, 2022 https://laist.com/news/sgv-anti-asian-hate-san-gabriel-valley The San Gabriel Valley has one of the highest concentrations of Asian residents in the country. But for some, a sense of safety in numbers was eroded by a flare-up of racist incidents during the pandemic, a new survey indicates. About one-third of 284 respondents said either they or… Read more »