A woman passes by a poster in a part of Guangzhou where a lot of the African people live and work, and have reportedly faced racial discrimination stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman passes by a poster in a part of Guangzhou where a lot of the African people live and work, and have reportedly faced racial discrimination stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman passes by a poster in a part of Guangzhou where a lot of the African people live and work, and have reportedly faced racial discrimination stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Yes to safety, no to racial discrimination

  • Beijing must take seriously the concerns of African nations about their citizens’ welfare, after widespread reports that many have been evicted from their hotels and rented homes over Covid-19 fears

A woman passes by a poster in a part of Guangzhou where a lot of the African people live and work, and have reportedly faced racial discrimination stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman passes by a poster in a part of Guangzhou where a lot of the African people live and work, and have reportedly faced racial discrimination stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman passes by a poster in a part of Guangzhou where a lot of the African people live and work, and have reportedly faced racial discrimination stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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