A member of the Chinese community comforts the sister (centre) and widow (right) of Zhang Chaolin, who died after a brutal mugging that put him in a coma. Photo: AFP

Living in fear: Chinese are prime targets of Paris gangs and violent muggings are on the rise

  • Chinese residents of the French capital say the attackers are driven by the misconception that all Asians are wealthy
  • Police believe they’ve broken up one gang, but the community is not convinced it will make much difference
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A member of the Chinese community comforts the sister (centre) and widow (right) of Zhang Chaolin, who died after a brutal mugging that put him in a coma. Photo: AFP
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