Men stand outside a closed restaurant in a deserted Chinatown in London on June 16, 2020. Racism against people of East Asian descent has increased during the pandemic. Photo: Getty Images Men stand outside a closed restaurant in a deserted Chinatown in London on June 16, 2020. Racism against people of East Asian descent has increased during the pandemic. Photo: Getty Images
Men stand outside a closed restaurant in a deserted Chinatown in London on June 16, 2020. Racism against people of East Asian descent has increased during the pandemic. Photo: Getty Images

Letters | Why Hong Kong believers in ‘Wuhan virus’ are shooting themselves in the foot

  • Given that Westerners cannot distinguish Hongkongers and Taiwanese from mainland Chinese, propagating the racist stereotype will only backfire

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Men stand outside a closed restaurant in a deserted Chinatown in London on June 16, 2020. Racism against people of East Asian descent has increased during the pandemic. Photo: Getty Images Men stand outside a closed restaurant in a deserted Chinatown in London on June 16, 2020. Racism against people of East Asian descent has increased during the pandemic. Photo: Getty Images
Men stand outside a closed restaurant in a deserted Chinatown in London on June 16, 2020. Racism against people of East Asian descent has increased during the pandemic. Photo: Getty Images
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