Disgusting: Racist abuse targets 3 English players who missed penalties

Three Black players who missed penalty kicks for England in the decisive European Championship shootout against Italy on Sunday night were subjected to racist abuse online, prompting the English Football Association to issue a statement condemning the language used against the players.England’s Bukayo Saka reacts after missing his shot at goal as Italy celebrate during a penalty shootout at the Euro 2020 soccer championship final between England and Italy at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, July 11, 2021. Bukayo Saka, at 19 one of the youngest players on the England squad, missed the penalty that gave the title to Italy … Continue reading Disgusting: Racist abuse targets 3 English players who missed penalties

US ‘white supremacist’ shoots two black bystanders

An American man who crashed a stolen lorry into a house before shooting two black bystanders was a suspected white supremacist, police say. Nathan Allen, 28, fatally shot retired policeman Dave Green and military veteran Ramona Cooper in Saturday afternoon’s attack in Massachusetts. Investigators later found racist and anti-Semitic writings by Allen, who was shot dead by officers at the scene. He was married, employed and had a PhD and no criminal history, police said. According to CBS affiliate WBZ-TV, Allen walked through a marsh to a garage in the city of Winthrop where he stole a plumber’s lorry. He … Continue reading US ‘white supremacist’ shoots two black bystanders

Muslim man stabbed, and assaulted in Canada

A Muslim man says he was stabbed and had his beard cut by assailants as they yelled about his religious clothing in an unprovoked attack. Muhammad Kashif said he was attacked in an alley early Friday morning in Saskatoon, Canada. He said he was near his parked car when another car drove up behind him. “They attacked… on my back with a knife or something,” Kashif told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. “Using F-word and saying ‘Why you are here? We don’t like you are Muslim, why are you wearing this dress?’” “And then one guy held my hands and the other … Continue reading Muslim man stabbed, and assaulted in Canada

Muslim family in Canada killed in premeditated truck attack

Four members of a Muslim family were killed in a “premeditated” vehicle attack on Sunday, Canadian police say. The attack took place in the city of London, Ontario province. A boy aged nine, the family’s only survivor, is in hospital with serious injuries. A 20-year-old Canadian man has been charged with four counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. The attack was the worst against Canadian Muslims since six people were killed in a Quebec City mosque in 2017. “It is believed that these victims were targeted because they were Muslim,” Det Supt Paul Waight told a news … Continue reading Muslim family in Canada killed in premeditated truck attack

#StopAsianHate: Asian man, 35, pushed onto subway tracks in New York while waiting for train

An Asian man was pushed onto the subway tracks in New York City Monday morning, and police are searching for his attacker. The victim, a 35-year-old male, was waiting for a train at the 21st Street-Queensbridge station in Queens shortly before 8 a.m. when he was pushed onto the tracks, according to a New York City Police Department spokesperson. Bystanders pulled the man out of the track area before the next train arrived, the department says, but he suffered a cut to his forehead during the fall and was taken to a hospital in stable condition. The victim has not … Continue reading #StopAsianHate: Asian man, 35, pushed onto subway tracks in New York while waiting for train

#StopAsianHate: Man suspected of biting part of Asian man’s finger off in New York arrested

A man suspected of punching and biting part of an Asian American man’s finger off while allegedly yelling “go back to your country” in New York City was arrested Thursday morning, according to police. Lloyd Revell, 38, was arrested at a Hell’s Kitchen hotel that has been serving as a homeless shelter during the pandemic and charged with assault as a hate crime, a New York City Police Department spokesperson told NBC News. It was unclear if he had a lawyer. The attack is the third on an Asian person in about a three-block radius of New York City’s Hell’s … Continue reading #StopAsianHate: Man suspected of biting part of Asian man’s finger off in New York arrested

Biden signs US anti-Asian hate crimes law

United States President Joe Biden signed anti-hate crime legislation on Thursday directing federal law enforcement to address a rise in violent attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during the coronavirus pandemic. “There are simple core values and beliefs that should bring us together as Americans. One of them is standing together against hate, against racism,” Biden said at a White House ceremony attended by Democratic legislators and administration officials. The new law seeks to speed the Justice Department’s review of anti-Asian hate crimes, and designates an official at the department to oversee the effort. Importantly for enforcement of anti-hate … Continue reading Biden signs US anti-Asian hate crimes law

Teenagers arrested in robbery of elderly Asian man near San Francisco

A 17-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy were arrested Wednesday and accused of robbing an 80-year-old Asian man in the San Francisco Bay Area. The unidentified suspects were arrested four days after the Saturday afternoon caught-on-camera attack  in San Leandro, across the bay from San Francisco.An 80-year-old Asian man was attacked and robbed Saturday in California. Video showed two young men shoving the older man to the ground, punching him and then ripping off his watch. A third, even younger male then meandered over but did not physically assault the elderly man. The man suffered minor injuries and was not hospitalized, … Continue reading Teenagers arrested in robbery of elderly Asian man near San Francisco

#StopAsianHate:Two Asian women waiting for bus stabbed in ‘horrific’ attack

Two Asian women were stabbed in broad daylight while waiting for a bus in San Francisco on Tuesday. KPIX-TV named the 85-year-old as Chui Fong Eng, she was seriously injured with stab wounds in the chest and arm, the station reported. The other woman has not been named. Witnesses told the station that a man clutching a knife approached a bus stop, stabbed the women, and then fled. Drew Eng, Chui Fong Eng’s grandson, told KPIX-TV: “She didn’t know the other victim, and they were both at the bus stop and both stabbed there,” he said. “I think the other lady … Continue reading #StopAsianHate:Two Asian women waiting for bus stabbed in ‘horrific’ attack

Germany sees 72 percent increase in anti-immigrant crimes

Germany recorded a 72.4 percent increase in anti-immigrant crimes in 2020, up to 5,298 total cases – as officials warned Tuesday that the country is experiencing a dangerous rise in far-right violence. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said in total, far-right crimes rose 5.65 percent in 2020, and accounted for more than half of all “politically motivated” crimes. “This shows again that right-wing extremism is the biggest threat for our country,” Seehofer said Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. In February 2020, the country saw its deadliest anti-immigrant attack when nine immigrants were killed near Frankfurt, Germany, after a gunman opened … Continue reading Germany sees 72 percent increase in anti-immigrant crimes

Two men saw black man crossing street, shot him dead because he was black

A duo of convicted felons in California have been charged with murder after allegedly spotting a Black man walking across the street and deciding to fatally shoot him because he was Black. William Arnold Armendariz, 24, and Samuel Vasquez, 22, were formally charged on Monday with the November 7, 2015 murder of 51-year-old Charles Warren Neazer in Banning, California, according to a Banning Police Department press release. On Tuesday, Patch reported that police believe the murder took place after Armendariz and Vasquez spotted Neazer crossing a street “and allegedly decided to shoot him because he was Black.” “Neazer was a … Continue reading Two men saw black man crossing street, shot him dead because he was black

Asian man in coma after being brutally assaulted in NYC

A 61-year-old Asian man has been placed in a coma after being brutally attacked in New York City on Friday, prompting Mayor Bill de Blasio to vow that the suspect will be caught. Yao Pan Ma, a Chinese immigrant, was attacked in East Harlem Friday night while collecting cans. According to the statement given to Newsweek by New York Police Department, Ma was approached from behind by an unknown suspect who “struck the victim in the back causing him to fall on the ground. “Once on the ground, the individual kicked the victim multiple times in the head before fleeing the location … Continue reading Asian man in coma after being brutally assaulted in NYC