Protesters outside the New Zealand parliament in Wellington demonstrate against the killing by US police of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Photo: AFP Protesters outside the New Zealand parliament in Wellington demonstrate against the killing by US police of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Photo: AFP
Protesters outside the New Zealand parliament in Wellington demonstrate against the killing by US police of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Photo: AFP

George Floyd killing stirs Asian feelings on region’s own racial strife, from police custody deaths in Malaysia to Chinese privilege in Singapore

  • The death of the unarmed black man in Minnesota has prompted Asians not only to demonstrate, but to reflect on their own prejudices too
  • In Malaysia, Indians are most likely to die in custody; in Indonesia, Papuans have long faced discrimination; in Singapore, there is a notion of Chinese privilege

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Protesters outside the New Zealand parliament in Wellington demonstrate against the killing by US police of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Photo: AFP Protesters outside the New Zealand parliament in Wellington demonstrate against the killing by US police of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Photo: AFP
Protesters outside the New Zealand parliament in Wellington demonstrate against the killing by US police of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Photo: AFP
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