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There is Now a Wikipedia Page for Racist and Xenophobic Attacks on Asians Around the World Over Coronavirus

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The growing number of hate incidents toward Asians around the world in connection with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has now spawned a dedicated Wikipedia page.

The article, titled “Xenophobia and racism related to the 2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak,” has so far cited incidents in 14 countries, the majority of which have confirmed cases.

China Plans to Hire 20,000 People to Make Their Own Wikipedia

China is planning to build their own version of Wikipedia and plans to hire more than 20,000 people to work on the project.

Given China’s strict internet policies, Wikipedia is banned in China. However, the country is developing their own alternative based on the demand for a public online encyclopedia by creating something similar and most likely government approved. It will be known as the “Chinese Encyclopedia,” and is scheduled to go live for the first time on 2018.