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Atlanta shootings: Americans need to 'speak out and act' against anti-Asian bias, says Joe Biden
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Atlanta shootings: Americans need to 'speak out and act' against anti-Asian bias, says Joe Biden

Biden noted that attacks on Asian Americans have been 'skyrocketing', a trend confirmed by the group Stop AAPI Hate which says nearly 3,800 cases have been reported since last year

A year after virus-era attacks began, Asian American victims heal, ask for more effective action against xenophobia
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A year after virus-era attacks began, Asian American victims heal, ask for more effective action against xenophobia

A rash of crimes victimising elderly Asian Americans in the past two months has renewed outcry for more attention from politicians and the media

German radio station issues apology after Twitter calls out 'racist' remarks on BTS' Fix You cover
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German radio station issues apology after Twitter calls out 'racist' remarks on BTS' Fix You cover

The radio show host had dubbed BTS’s version of 'Fix You' a “blasphemy” and compared the band to COVID-19, describing them as “some crappy virus that hopefully there will be a vaccine for soon as well.”

As coronavirus pandemic fades in China, country sees rise of equally infectious nationalism and xenophobia
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As coronavirus pandemic fades in China, country sees rise of equally infectious nationalism and xenophobia

As China tames the coronavirus epidemic now ravaging other countries, its success is giving rise to an increasingly strident blend of patriotism, nationalism and xenophobia, at a pitch many say has not been seen in decades

Coronavirus pandemic: Daniel Dae Kim reveals he's tested positive, calls out racism against Asians in video
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Coronavirus pandemic: Daniel Dae Kim reveals he's tested positive, calls out racism against Asians in video

Daniel Dae Kim mentioned that he was feeling a lot better and did not need to visit a hospital for the coronavirus

Citizenship Amendment Act: Microsoft chief Satya Nadella's views are modern and progressive, and subtly question new law
India

Citizenship Amendment Act: Microsoft chief Satya Nadella's views are modern and progressive, and subtly question new law

A day after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella termed situation surrounding the Citizenship Amendment Act as "sad", his company on Tuesday issued a far subtler statement on the contentious Act, that conveyed his optimism for an immigrant in India who could benefit the society and economy

Assam and the NRC: Anti-foreigner paranoia has bred gross injustice in the face of unfounded prejudices
India

Assam and the NRC: Anti-foreigner paranoia has bred gross injustice in the face of unfounded prejudices

The final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is out as scheduled, and all indications are that it has created a gargantuan mess. Over 19 lakh residents of the state have failed to make it to the list, meaning they will now have to fight cases in Foreigners’ Tribunals to prove that they are Indian citizens.

Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'
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Donald Trump renews attack on four Congresswomen from ethnic minorities, seeks apology 'for horrible things they have said'

Donald Trump attacked first-term democrats last week on Twitter, demanding they apologize 'for the horrible (hateful) things they have said.'

Miyah poetry backlash exemplifies the powerful forces unleashed when a group identity is under threat
India

Miyah poetry backlash exemplifies the powerful forces unleashed when a group identity is under threat

The idea that people have to pledge loyalty to an official language and may not even write poems in their own language — as seen in the backlash to Miyah poetry — seems pretty extreme by exclusionary standards

Democrats accuse Donald Trump of racism after ‘go back’ comment; US president has long history of bias against ethnic minorities
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Democrats accuse Donald Trump of racism after ‘go back’ comment; US president has long history of bias against ethnic minorities

US president Donald Trump drew fresh accusations of racism on Monday after he attacked four ethnic-minority Democrats in Congress, telling them to "go back" where they came from.

Antagonism towards migrant workers keeps Kodagu on edge as politicos fail to balance interests of locals and coffee industry
Politics

Antagonism towards migrant workers keeps Kodagu on edge as politicos fail to balance interests of locals and coffee industry

Antagonism towards 'outsiders' employed in Kodagu's coffee plantations has been around for decades, lately, the narrative is focussed on workers from the north, including Jharkhand, Odisha, and Assam and other northeastern states

Love in a time of migrants: Rethinking arranged marriages and the dismissiveness of cultures
Life

Love in a time of migrants: Rethinking arranged marriages and the dismissiveness of cultures

Can choosing an arranged marriage be the act of a free person, and does that person then feel with as much depth as those who met through a friend, or at college, or via a dating app?

UN condemns Donald Trump's sh**hole countries remark, calls it 'shocking, shameful and racist'
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UN condemns Donald Trump's sh**hole countries remark, calls it 'shocking, shameful and racist'

UN says Donald Trump's reported use of an expletive to describe Africa and other countries could "potentially damage and disrupt the lives of many people."

Far-Right European leaders gather in Prague amid tight security, Left-wing groups announce several protests
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Far-Right European leaders gather in Prague amid tight security, Left-wing groups announce several protests

Europe's far-right leaders including Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders will gather for a controversial conference in Prague on Saturday

Charlottesville violence: Emmanuel Macron condemns xenophobia, backs anti-racism activists in US
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Charlottesville violence: Emmanuel Macron condemns xenophobia, backs anti-racism activists in US

French president Emmanuel Macron backed anti-racism activists in the United States on Thursday in a message that avoided criticising US president Donald Trump.

Charlottesville violence: UN chief Antonio Guterres says racism, xenophobia must be countered
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Charlottesville violence: UN chief Antonio Guterres says racism, xenophobia must be countered

Racism and xenophobia must be countered in the United States as everywhere in the world, UN chief Antonio Guterres said

Donald Trump administration sets up task force to tackle rising hate crimes in US
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Donald Trump administration sets up task force to tackle rising hate crimes in US

The Trump administration has made fighting violent crime one of its top priorities and set up a task force to look into the recent surge in hate crimes in the US, including those against the Hindu and Sikh communities.

Hate crimes against Indians in US: Sikh cab driver assaulted in New York City
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Hate crimes against Indians in US: Sikh cab driver assaulted in New York City

New York: A Sikh cab driver was assaulted and his turban was taken off by four drunken passengers in an incident being investigated by police as a possible hate crime.

Attack on Nigerians: Sushma Swaraj defends govt, terms statements by African envoys 'unfortunate'
India

Attack on Nigerians: Sushma Swaraj defends govt, terms statements by African envoys 'unfortunate'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday refuted allegations that adequate steps were not taken regarding the attack on Nigerian nationals in Greater Noida and termed the statement by African envoys in the matter as "unfortunate and surprising".

Indian-Americans hold rally in front of White House against the rising hate crimes
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Indian-Americans hold rally in front of White House against the rising hate crimes

Indian-Americans, particularly Hindus and Sikhs, have become victims of Islamophobia and xenophobia in the US, the community members said as they held an awareness rally against hate crimes in front of the White House seeking President Donald Trump's intervention in the matter.