A Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) was asked to step down from his senior position at a charity after saying that two of the Tory party’s most senior Asian ministers “all look the same” to him.
What happened: James Gray, the MP for North Wiltshire, England, incorrectly introduced Nadhim Zahawi, the former minister for COVID vaccine deployment, as the health secretary at a Parliament event on Sept. 8, where officials honored volunteers in the COVID-19 vaccine program, according to The Guardian. The actual health secretary is Sajid Javid.
A Chinese Cambridge University alumnus has created a “Stop Asian Hate” petition after he was racially and physically attacked by a group of teenagers while grocery shopping in England.
Unprovoked assault: Zhang, 25, was out buying groceries at Co-op food shop on Sept. 18 when a group of around 10 teens allegedly began calling him racial slurs like “ch*nk” and telling him to “go back to your home country,” Varsity.co.uk reported.
A 67-year-old woman whose body was found decapitated in southwest England may have been killed because she was Asian, according to a campaign group.
What happened: Mee Kuen Chong was last seen in the Wembley area of London on June 10 and was reported missing the next day. She was found headless in the woods near Bennett Road in Salcombe, Devon County on June 27, according to the BBC.
An owner of a Chinese restaurant in England went viral for her response to negative reviews on an online food order and delivery website.
Alice Cheung, 50, owner of Chinese takeout establishment Oriental Express in Leeds, West Yorkshire, won the internet for her no-nonsense replies to negative reviews on Just Eat, according to LADBible.
A lecturer at the University of Southampton is now recovering from injuries after getting brutally attacked in broad daylight.
Avon and Somerset Police are looking for four men in relation to two attacks on a Chinese restaurant in Bristol last month.
The first attack happened on Oct. 26 around 8:45 p.m. when the group threw bricks at the window of a Chinese restaurant, which was not named, in Bedminster, Bristol, according to Bristol Post. Another attack occurred the following day at 9:30 p.m. when an unidentified person lit a firecracker and threw it in the same restaurant before it exploded, with staff still inside.
An employee of an ice cream parlor in England reportedly berated an Asian family, calling them “monkeys” while chasing them out of the store.
Harrowing experience: 40-year-old father Mohammed Abubakar Qasim shared on Facebook how he and his three children received verbal abuse from a worker at Charlotte’s Ice Cream Parlour in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, Mirror Online reports.
An arrest was made in connection to the viral video of a Pakistani-British taxi driver being harassed by a racist passenger last week.
An unidentified 53-year-old man was arrested in Erdington, West Midlands, England on Friday afternoon following a viral video posted on Twitter on June 3.
Police in England is now investigating racist graffiti left on the walls of a Chinese takeout restaurant as a hate crime amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The incident occurred outside the Tin Sing restaurant in Quarry Bank, Dudley last week where the xenophobic statements “F*** China” and “we don’t want you here, f*** off” were sprayed in front of their store, according to Newsweek.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to identify Aaron Toon, the man in the tweed jacket.
Riders in a train carriage in Birmingham, England chivalrously defended a Chinese woman from a racist and xenophobic woman who claimed she had COVID-19 for wearing a face mask.
A man trying to intervene in a “racially-motivated hate crime” in Manchester, England last month ended up on the receiving end of a brutal beating that left him with a broken nose and fractured jaw.
According to 50-year-old Clive Pyott, two men were attacking an Asian boy on Stretford Road in Hulme on the evening of August 24 and he felt he had to do something.
A man who left members of a Chinese family bleeding, unconscious and utterly terrified in a violent daylight robbery in suburban England is now being hunted by local police.
The incident, which was caught on surveillance footage, took place at the family’s home in Luton, Bedfordshire after 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 2.