Attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have steadily increased through the third quarter of the year, according to the latest national report by Stop AAPI Hate (SAH).
Key findings: A total of 10,370 hate incidents were reported to SAH between March 19, 2020 and Sept. 30, 2021. This marks a surge of 1,289 new cases from the 9,081 incidents reported as of June 30, 2021.
NYPD’s Hate Crimes announced it is launching an investigation into an unidentified woman who assaulted another woman on Oct. 31.
Surveillance footage: According to police, the suspect shown in the video made anti-Asian remarks before punching a 26-year-old woman in the back of the head.
NYPD looking for knife-wielding man who attacked, sprayed unknown substance at men for speaking Cantonese
A knife-wielding man allegedly mocked a group of middle-aged Asian men outside a seafood restaurant in Brooklyn before physically attacking them.
Violent encounter: On Tuesday around 8:30 p.m., three unnamed patrons, who were aged 51, 56, and 57, were chatting in front of Golden City Seafood on 20th Ave. when a man walked by and made fun of the way they spoke, reported the New York Post.
A Canadian provincial court has found a man guilty of attacking a 15-year-old Chinese Canadian boy at a local park over a year ago.
The verdict: During a one-day trial on Nov. 3, Saskatoon provincial court gave 41-year-old Todd Weber a suspended sentence and 18-months probation over assault charges, reported CBC.
A man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly attacking an Asian student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison last month.
What happened: Gary J. Stephens Jr., 34, reportedly approached the male student at around 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 16. While the student was holding his phone, Stephens went up to him and slapped it, ultimately damaging it. Stephens also used an anti-Asian slur during the attack, according to campus police.
‘Squid Game’ Filipino actor says racist cabbage-throwing incident in South Korea left him ‘crying inside’
Christian Lagahit, the actor behind Player #276 of “Squid Game,” shared his experience as a foreign worker in South Korea in an interview video posted to YouTube last week.
The racist incident: On Oct. 23, South Korea-based Asian Boss posted their interview video of Filipino actor Lagahit on their official YouTube channel.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is searching for a woman who hit a teenage girl with a cardboard box and made anti-Asian statements.
What happened: On Oct. 22, a 17-year-old girl was targeted in an anti-Asian attack outside the Chinese grocery store “My Mandarin” in Brooklyn, reported New York Post.
‘I’m an American, I do what I want’: ‘Squid Game’ VIP actor once ranted, advocated dating Thai women
Geoffrey Giuliano, the actor who plays one of the controversial VIP characters in the latest hit drama “Squid Game,” was previously filmed going on a rant in a supermarket in Thailand. Users online are now calling him the “real life” version of his villainous character.
The supermarket incident: A 2017 DailyMail story showed the actor, now 68, swearing at another customer while purchasing items at a Big-C supermarket in Pattaya.
Los Angeles County has reported a 76% growth in anti-Asian hate crimes in the past year.
The stats: On Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations (LACCHR) released a report documenting the increase to 44 recorded incidents in 2020 from 25 in 2019.
Lisa Ling talks aftermath of receiving death threats, what its like being a journalist covering anti-Asian hate
Award-winning investigative journalist and CNN host Lisa Ling tackles a history of anti-Asian rhetoric in the U.S. while adding a personal lens on the hate she and her children have experienced during the pandemic in the first episode of the newest season of her docuseries, “This Is Life With Lisa Ling.”
Titled “The Legacy of Vincent Chin,” the episode opens on the surge of violence hitting the Asian American community since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 and the similarities it shares to the historic murder.
‘Go eat some f*cking rice’: Man admits to being racist because he is ‘protecting’ his country in video
A white man was caught on camera seemingly admitting to being racist while confronting an Asian man in a viral video posted on Reddit’s r/PublicFreakout on Saturday.
What happened: The altercation took place in the parking lot of 798 House, a restaurant in El Monte, Calif. The video was shared on social media by Reddit user u/tefunka.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is searching for a man in connection with an incident in Manhattan that is being investigated as an anti-Asian hate crime.
What happened: On Sept. 29, a 49-year-old Asian woman was approached by an unidentified man on a bicycle while walking by the corner of Eighth Avenue and 35th Street in Midtown Manhattan, reported MSN.