Tennis star Naomi Osaka took to social media to condemn prejudice and violence toward the Asian community in the U.S.
Before beginning her Australian Open campaign on Monday, Osaka went on Twitter to express disgust over the “amount of hate, racism and blame for COVID” that Asians receive.
A 55-year-old-Asian woman was hit in the back of the head and called racial slurs in a coronavirus-related attack earlier this month.
The incident took place on April 4 in Edison, New Jersey, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Chris Kuberiet and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan said, according to Patch.
Riots have gripped the Indian capital of New Delhi over a law that grants citizenship for illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority countries — as long as they are not Muslim.
The violence, which coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump’s first state visit, broke out between those in favor and those against the law in the streets northeast of the city. The riots led to the deaths of at least 43 people since Sunday.
In a desperate attempt to flee from her allegedly abusive boyfriend, a woman hid out of the sixth floor of a high-rise condominium in eastern China on May 31.
The woman, who has not been identified, was rescued by the fire department in Huai’an, Jiangsu province.
A male dog passed away after being subjected to mutilation, torture and rape by four unidentified suspects in India.
Succumbing to the injuries he sustained from the criminal acts, the dog, named Courage, died in his sleep on Wednesday, according to animal welfare non-government organization Animals Matter To Me (AMTM).
A shop owner in China was beaten up by thugs after he tried to stop and scolded a kid who was peeing outside his shop.
According to local Chinese media, the incident happened at a convenience store in Pingnan, Guangxi on Thursday.
A Korean American woman was robbed in Garden Grove on Wednesday, prompting her daughter, Henna Cho, to post about the incident on FaceBook in order to find the perpetrators.
“On 5/16/18, my mom got robbed and assaulted in the city of Garden Grove (magnolia and garden grove blvd).
A teenager from Milwaukee has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for brutally assaulting an Asian American woman with brass knuckles.
According to court documents, 18-year-old Corleon Thomas attacked his victim, Pa Lor, outside Pacific Produce, a grocery store near 27th and Grange in Greenfield, Wisconsin on July 21, 2017.
Just a few days before her 86th birthday, an elderly Asian woman became a victim of a brutal Koreatown attack that left her face injured beyond recognition.
At around 2 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, the victim, identified as Mi Reum, was assaulted in Koreatown, Los Angeles, California.
UPDATE [2-2-17 7:00 p.m. PST]: Video footage of the attacker, Alexis Duvall, was captured by a witness after the incident as she ran off and was uploaded on YouTube. Duvall is heard yelling a racial slur and swearing as she continued to run away from bystanders after she attacked the elderly Korean woman.
Update [2-2-17 5:45 p.m. PST] The attacker initially told police her name was Patty Garcia, but a fingerprint scan confirmed her identity as Alexis Duvall, according to the L.A. Times.
A tourist in Sydney was rushed to a hospital following a violent assault reportedly caused by an alleged misunderstanding in traffic.
Thien Nguyen, an Asian-Australian model and actor from Vietnam, sustained some cuts and bruises following an unprovoked attack in Brighton Le Sands on Friday.
Grammy award-winning musician Richard Marx helped restrain a “wild” passenger who reportedly attacked flight staff aboard Korean Air flight from Hanoi, Vietnam.
According to Asia One website, the incident happened aboard a flight carrier that took off from Hanoi to Seoul, South Korea. Marx – known for his single “Right Here Waiting” – who was with his wife Daisy Fuentes noticed a fellow passenger who was misbehaving.