The COVID-19 outbreak has led to an increase in acts and displays prejudice, xenophobia, discrimination, violence, and racism against Asian descent in North America.
경찰의 과잉 진압과 시스템적 인종차별에 대한 논의로 전 세계가 뜨거운 요즘, 아시아-캐나다인들을 향한 인종차별에 대응하기 위한 단체가 올해 만들어졌다는 사실, 알고 계셨나요? ACT2EndRacism의 공동 창립자이자 전 알버타주 의원인 테레사 우-파 Teresa Woo-Paw 님과 ACT의 한국인 커뮤니티 대변인 트리스탄 최 Tristan Choi 님을 만나 이야기를 나눠봤습니다.
Racist graffiti repeatedly scrawled on a wall of downtown Calgary’s Chinese consulate is an ugly symbol of mounting racist attacks levelled at local Asians during the COVID-19 pandemic, say human-rights activists.
The woman jogger was coming towards her, and Canadian artist Christine Cheung wasn’t quite sure why.
“I was walking in the middle of the road and there was plenty of room around me. She yelled at me,” Cheung recalled in a video call from the small German town where she’s currently sheltering in place. “I don’t know why. Maybe she was just an aggressive person. I don’t know if she was being racist.”
Countering Racism during COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives in many ways. Unfortunately, it has led to an increase in racism and discrimination towards certain groups of Canadians. Since the beginning of this crisis, minority groups in Alberta, especially people of Asian descent, have been the targets of racist comments, threats, and intimidation.
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A network of Asian Canadians — including a former Alberta MLA — has formed in order to combat racism that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic.