Overseas Asians wearing face masks have been targeted around the world in a series of racist incidents. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: Asian women in Canada are abused, punched and spat on. Is it racist maskaphobia?

  • Three incidents in Canada in eight days targeted women wearing face masks
  • Sociologist Yinxuan Huang says maskaphobia has made overseas Asians ‘clear targets’ as racists seek to legitimise xenophobia during the pandemic
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Overseas Asians wearing face masks have been targeted around the world in a series of racist incidents. Photo: Shutterstock
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