As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, authorities have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Photo: Getty Images As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, authorities have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Photo: Getty Images
As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, authorities have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Photo: Getty Images

Shunned, abused, spat on: hate crimes against Asian-Americans spike amid coronavirus

  • As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, officials have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans
  • In Seattle, a schoolteacher was driving into a car park when another driver screamed at him: “Open your eyes! Go back to China!”

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, authorities have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Photo: Getty Images As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, authorities have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Photo: Getty Images
As the political rhetoric blaming China for the pandemic escalates, authorities have seen an increasing number of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Photo: Getty Images
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