Protesters rally against anti-Asian racism in Oakland, US, on May 15, 2021. Photo: DPA
Protesters rally against anti-Asian racism in Oakland, US, on May 15, 2021. Photo: DPA
Philip J. Cunningham
Opinion

Opinion

Philip J. Cunningham

US-China war of words is fuelling rise in anti-Asian hate

  • The ongoing battle between Washington and Beijing is grating heavily on a world already worn down by two years of Covid-19
  • As nationalist sentiment puts Asian Americans at increasing risk of xenophobic attacks, both countries must start acting responsibly

Protesters rally against anti-Asian racism in Oakland, US, on May 15, 2021. Photo: DPA
Protesters rally against anti-Asian racism in Oakland, US, on May 15, 2021. Photo: DPA
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