People in masks in front of a screen broadcasting a message by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: AP People in masks in front of a screen broadcasting a message by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: AP
People in masks in front of a screen broadcasting a message by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: AP

Something else may be spreading in Hong Kong amid coronavirus outbreak and anti-government protests – ‘xenophobia’ against mainland Chinese

  • Scholars warn that Hong Kong’s already politically charged climate is an ideal breeding ground for opposing sides to use health crisis for their goals
  • Anti-mainland sentiment reaches new heights, with ‘yellow’ shops discriminating against Mandarin speakers, and quarantined students doxxed

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People in masks in front of a screen broadcasting a message by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: AP People in masks in front of a screen broadcasting a message by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: AP
People in masks in front of a screen broadcasting a message by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: AP
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