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Coronavirus driving discrimination against foreigners in Asian countries: Red Cross

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coronavirus is driving discrimination towards vulnerable communities in Asia, including migrants and foreigners.The humanitarian agency surveyed 5,000 people in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Pakistan and found about half blamed a specific group for spreading the coronavirus, with many mentioning Chinese people, immigrants and foreigners.

Asian communities across Canada report rising racist behaviour during COVID-19 crisis “It is particularly concerning that both national migrant and foreign workers are blamed for the spread of COVID-19 as they are quite vulnerable already,” Dr Viviane Fluck, one of the lead researchers and the agency’s Asia Pacific community engagement and accountability coordinator, told Reuters.She said there should.

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