Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correctly spell Yanil’s name.
A Korean teen living in the Netherlands was kicked in the face after being mistaken as a Chinese national amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to further clarify that the post originated from a Belgian high school where they speak Flemish, the dialect of Dutch predominately spoken in Belgium. The Dutch language is native to the Netherlands.
Over a dozen students at a Dutch Flemish high school in Belgium have sparked outrage after posting a photo on social media dressed in stereotypical Asian attire while holding a sign that reads “Corona Time”.
A Korean interpreter living in the Netherlands was targeted by two men on a scooter, shouting “Chinese!” and trying to punch her as she rode on a bike.
“It was really scary because it was late, and I was alone and I was on a street where I couldn’t see anyone nearby,” Jiye Seong-Yu, 29, told BuzzFeed.
In yet another racist attack targeting Asians, a 24-year old student in the Netherlands was recently attacked by a group of young men as she was on her way to her apartment.
Cindy, a Dutch-Chinese woman residing in Tilburg, reportedly encountered the attackers who were singing a racist song as she went inside the apartment elevator, the Dutch Review reported.
Two pandas living in a zoo in the Netherlands finally got down to business after living together for many years.
An Uyghur woman living in the Netherlands has claimed responsibility for leaking the secret documents that detailed operations within “re-education” camps in Xinjiang.
The Chinese documents, allegedly printed in 2017, made headlines in the global community last month after being published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which verified their contents through multiple sources.