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Asian Australians threatened and spat on in racist incidents amid coronavirus – The Guardian

Survey finds 377 incidents of anti-Asian racism in two months to 2 June, equivalent to 47 a week



Asian-Australians have been physically harassed, threatened with weapons, spat at and told they cant enter premises because Asians need to stay indoors, according to a community survey that tracks racist incidents related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Launched on 2 April by community group the Asian Australian Alliance, the survey received 377 reports of racism in the two months to 2 June an equivalent of 47 a week.
A preliminary report released on Friday shared the experiences of people who ha…

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