Representational photo: A woman with anti-racism poster.

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Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Increased Over 15x In 2020

Asian-American advocacy groups have revealed that incidents of abuse in the US against the community increased from 216 (2019) to over 3,000 during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated to be "appalled" by the rise and assured he is "united with the Asian and Asian-American community...against this injustice". Earlier, POTUS Joe Biden had affirmed that hate against Asians is "un-American" and legislation to curb… read-more

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: US, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Racism, Hate Crime, Joe BIden, Asian American

Courtesy: Deccan Herald