There have been at least 10 suspected hate crimes against Asians this year in New York City, sê die polisie

Ten minste 10 suspected anti-Asian hate crimes have been committed in New York City between January 1 en Maart 14 hierdie jaar, according to statistics from the New York Police Department’s Hate Crime Task Force.

The information highlights the recent spate of anti-Asian incidents felt in cities nationwide, coinciding with the Covid-19 pandemic that began last year.
In 2020, daar was 29 reported racially-motivated crimes against people of Asian descent in New York City, en 24 of those were attributed tocoronavirus motivation,” according to NYPD data. Racially motivated crimes against people of Asian descent in 2019 totaled three.
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      The NYPD says it has increased its presence around predominantly Asian communities and placed Critical Response Command teams throughout the city in light of the shootings on Tuesday in the Atlanta area that left eight people deadsix of them, Asian women. Authorities in Georgia are not calling the shootings a hate crime at this point and pointed to potential claims die verdagte made that he has a sex addiction.
        New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a news briefing Wednesday there wasa major deployment of NYPD counterterrorism forcesin prominent Asian communities, opmerk “wherever we get any reports of concern we’re going to make sure to have real strong presence.

          Three recent possible hate crimes are under investigation

          Several recent incidents in New York are being investigated as possible hate crimes by the NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force and Asian Hate Crime Task Force, volgens die polisie.
          Just before 7 nm. Maandag, a man in his 20’s approached a 41-year-old Asian woman at Eighth Avenue and West 37th Avenue in Midtown NYC, volgens die NYPD.
          The man poured a liquid on the woman’s neck and the packages she was carrying, volgens die polisie. The woman claims the man told her togo back to Chinabefore he left the scene.
          Die vrou, who was uninjured, reported the attack to the NYPD, police confirmed. The NYPD Asian Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the incident.
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          In another incident on Sunday, a 25-year-old woman told the NYPD she was waiting to cross the street near East 22nd Street and First Avenue when a female suspect approached her and said, “you aren’t from around herego back to Chinawhich the victim told police made herfearful for her safetyand causedannoyance and alarm.
          Dan, the same suspect told a 31-year-old man toGo back to communist Chinawhich caused him to feelannoyed harassed and alarmed,” het die polisie aan CNN gesê. The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is investigating this incidents.
            The NYPD additionally reported an incident on February 15 when a 27-year-old man says he was pushed by an unknown individual while heading to his car.
            The alleged victim asked why he was pushed, polisie gesê, and the suspect madeanti Asian (sic) statements and punched the victim in the face.The NYPD’s Asian Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.




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