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GoFundMe Created for 9-Year-Old Sole Survivor of Hit-and-Run on Muslim Family in Canada

A Pakistani Muslim family taking an evening walk in London, Ontario, on Sunday was killed in a hit-and-run incident that local authorities believe to be hate-motivated. 

The incident: Five members of the family were reportedly waiting to cross an intersection near Hyde Park Road at about 8:40 p.m. when a black pickup suddenly mounted the curb and slammed into all of them before speeding off, reported NBC News

Man Who Attacked 2 Asian American Women in Baltimore Charged With Hate Crimes

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A man initially charged with aggravated assault for violent attacks on two Korean American sisters in Baltimore last month is now facing hate crimes charges along with attempted murder. 

The incident: The suspect, identified as Darryl Doles, 50, reportedly ransacked three separate Asian-owned liquor stores in West Baltimore around midnight on May 2. In one of them, he was caught on surveillance using a concrete block to bash the heads of Hy-Shin Williams, 67, and her sister, Hye-kyong Yun, 66, reported CBS Baltimore

NYC Mayor Announces Initiative, Partnership with Six Organizations to Tackle Hate Crimes

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deborah Lauter, executive director of the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC), officially launched the Partners Against the Hate (P.A.T.H.) FORWARD initiative that will help tackle hate crimes in New York City.

The initiative will consist of a partnership with six anchor organizations selected by the city to help reduce bias crimes and expand reporting and services for victims, an announcement explained on Thursday.

Over 85 Asian and LGBTQ Groups Band Together to Oppose COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

More than 85 Asian and LGBTQ organizations have expressed their opposition to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, claiming that the legislation relies on “anti-Black” law enforcement responses.

The bill, which passed the Senate in April, responds to the surge in reporting of anti-Asian incidents amid the COVID-19 pandemic by mandating the “expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes.”

Mental Illness is ‘Common Denominator’ in Some Anti-Asian Attacks, NYPD Task Force Chief Says

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Mental illness is the “common denominator” in some of the attacks against Asian Americans in New York, said Inspector Tommy Ng, commander of the city’s Asian Hate Crimes Task Force.

New York City recorded 42 anti-Asian hate crimes in the first quarter of 2021, the largest number among 16 major cities in the U.S., according to the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino.