The majority of the incidents — oor 65.2% — were cases of verbal harassment, while shunning or avoidance made up about 18.1%. Oor 12.6% of the incidents involved physical assaults, according to Stop AAPI Hate.
Intussen, incidents involving civil rights violations, including workplace discrimination and “refusal of service and being barred from transportation,” made up 10.3% of the incidents while online incidents are 7.3% of the complaints, het die organisasie gesê.
More than a third of the incidents — 37.8% — took place in public streets and parks and 32.2% were in businesses.
Among those saying they’ve experience hate, 43.7% identify as Chinese, gevolg deur 16.6% who are Korean. Vietnamese and Filipinos make 8.8% en 8.3% of those reporting the incidents, onderskeidelik.
Asian women are reporting more assaults
Several Asian American women were attacked in cities across the US within the last week
, continuing a trend that started months ago
The majority of incidents — 64.8% — tracked by Stop AAPI Hate were reported by women, het die organisasie gesê.
In San Francisco, a man was arrested Tuesday after two Asian women were stabbed while waiting for a bus
, polisie gesê. Meanwhile in Baltimore
, a man was arrested and accused of beating two Asian American sisters with a cinder block piece at a liquor store
In New York, waar ten minste 80 anti-Asian hate crimes were reported in the past four months, police said two Asian women were attacked by a person wielding a hammer.
The true scope of the anti-Asian hate crimes is difficult to quantify due to poor data collection and because some victims are hesitant to report crimes.
The Justice Department and FBI are required by a 1990 federal law called the Hate Crimes Statistics Act to publish an annual report on hate crime statistics. While the report is considered the most comprehensive look at hate crime across the country, law enforcement agencies are not required to submit their data. Many agencies do not, creating an incomplete nationwide data set.
Researchers at the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino analyzed preliminary data from more than a dozen of the nation’s largest local law enforcement agencies
. Police in Los Angeles
, New York, Boston, Seattle, Dallas and San Jose
, Kalifornië, reported an increase in anti-Asian attacks last year compared to the past five years
, the study shows