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Conservative MP draws outrage for saying Asian ministers ‘all look the same’ to him

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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.

Chinese man brutally beaten by mob of racist teens starts petition to Stop Asian Hate in Cambridge

Stop Asian Hate petition gets 1000 signatures

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.

Elderly Asian Woman Found Headless in the UK May Have Been Killed Due to Her Race, Group Says

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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.

Chinese Restaurant Attacked with Bricks and Fireworks in the UK, Suspects Still at Large

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.

Asian Dad With 3 Kids Chased Out of Ice Cream Shop in the UK, Allegedly Called ‘Monkeys’

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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.

Police Investigate Racist Graffiti on Chinese Restaurant as Hate Crime in the UK

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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.