Epidemic of Hate: Anti-Asian hate crimes on the rise in US

Ediz Tiyansan



“For too many, 2020 wasn’t just about a deadly virus. It was about anepidemicofhate.”

That’s according to California’s Attorney General Rob Bonta, who was commenting on a report by the state’s DepartmentofJustice, which registered over 1300hatecrimes in California last year — the highest in more than a decade.Attacks against Asians saw a significant rise with a 107% increase.

CGTN’s Ediz Tiyansan reports.

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