Former President Donald Trump is reportedly being sued for his repeated use of “China virus” — among other phrases — in reference to COVID-19 while he was still in office.
Anti-China rhetoric: Blaming China for “unleashing” the coronavirus, Trump routinely used terms such as “Chinese virus,” “Wuhan virus” and “Kung Flu” during his term, arguing that it is “not racist” to refer to the pathogen’s geographic origin.
A well-loved Vietnamese restaurant Tank Noodle in Chicago sparked outrage after photos of the owners traveling to attend the Washington D.C. riots surfaced online.
How it started: On Jan. 5, the owners of Tank Noodle, also known as Pho Xe Tang, flew to Washington, D.C. for the riot that occurred on Jan. 6, according to Eater Chicago.
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Thousands of Trump supporters swarmed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday to commit seditious acts that were motivated by ignorance and white supremacy, which obviously go hand in hand. But the looting and deadly violence never would have occurred without the encouragement of a treasonous crook in the Oval Office.
Just as violence was erupting on Capitol Hill with rioters storming the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, a large protest was also developing in Japan.
Pro-Trump Japanese: Chanting anti-Chinese Communist Party and anti-media slogans, groups of demonstrators were filmed marching in Tokyo in apparent support of outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, Metro reports.
A Republican witness called on by Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, went viral on Twitter after she said “all Chinese look alike” during a hearing on election fraud in Michigan this week.
At the legislative hearing on Wednesday, Hima Kolanagireddy, an IT specialist and CEO of ASCII Group in Farmington Hills, testified in front of the committee and argued voters must present photo identification, according to M Live.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to report that Valerie Shalit has since deleted her original tweet and video, which NextShark was able to archive here on Nov. 6.
A woman in Great Neck in Long Island, New York filmed herself at a “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) rally and caught one of her fellow Donald Trump supporters yelling “take that sh*t back to China” at a family driving by.
Experts from the United Nations (UN) formally expressed concerns about the growing number of attacks against Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the alleged lack of measures from authorities to combat them.
The experts, appointed by the Human Rights Council (HRC), serve as rapporteurs on (1) contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance; (2) human rights of migrants; and (3) discrimination against women and girls.
A video of Rudy Giuliani mocking Asians by speaking in a fake accent and bowing was accidentally uploaded on YouTube on Wednesday night.
The former mayor of New York City and President Donald Trump’s current personal lawyer put on a stereotypical Asian accent while bowing with his hands clasped together and talking about ordering Chinese food in the video.
Posts depicting anti-Asian sentiment spiked shortly after President Donald Trump announced his COVID-19 diagnosis on Twitter, according to a new study from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).
Trump, who was hospitalized for three days, disclosed that he had the coronavirus on Oct. 2, sending the nation in shock amid an increasingly tense election climate.
President Donald Trump has maintained support from the Vietnamese American community for the upcoming election in November.
Loyal support: Among Asian Americans, Vietnamese voters are the most likely to choose Trump over Joe Biden, a new survey has found.
A man was reportedly arrested after stealing a flag from Vietnamese Americans running a caravan for President Donald Trump in Orange County, California over the weekend.
The ruckus, which was partially caught on video, saw the “homeless” man twirl a flag in the middle of the road, effectively interfering with the rally.
An unidentified man was captured on video assaulting an Asian American photojournalist during a Trump rally in Duluth, Minnesota, on Sept. 30.
The attack: Photojournalist Dymanh Chhoun was on an assignment to gather reactions at the rally for local CBS affiliate WCCO-TV when the attack occurred, the station reported.