- They’re ‘ruining’ America
- Racist attacks increased by 339 percent
- Will not tolerate hate crimes and acts of racism in Henrico
Racism Attack on Indian: In yet another case of rising racism and hate crime against Indians abroad, a restaurant in Henrico County, Virginia, was vandalized with obscene and racist photographs. This information has been given in the local media report. The walls of India’s Raja restaurant, owned and operated by Tony Sappel, were spray-painted with derogatory words and phrases targeting Asian Americans.
accused absconding from the arrest
Sappel told the Richmond Times Dispatch, “For 27 years, it’s been home. No one has displayed that kind of anger or hatred towards us.” Sappel said he was returning from a catered event last weekend. , when they came to know of the racist photos. Operated in Henrico since 1995, the restaurant has provided free lunches for students when schools were closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Henrico police told local media that the incident was under investigation and the suspects were still on the run. .
Recent increase in such incidents
“This is heinous. We will not tolerate hate crimes and acts of racism at Henrico. The King of India is a beloved staple in our community,” Virginia State Delegate Rodney Willett said in a tweet from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism Anti-Asian hate crime increased by 339 percent over the previous year, with New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other cities surpassing their record numbers in 2020, according to U.S. research.
Four women were targeted in America
In late August, four Indian-American women were told that they were ‘ruining’ America and that they should ‘go back to India’ by a Mexican-American woman in Texas. Community members have also expressed concern over several open attacks on Mahatma Gandhi statues in New York and other US cities. Last month, Indian-Americans held a peaceful protest at Time Square against the recent spike in incidents of hate crimes and vandalism with the Gandhi statue in the city.
attack in poland
In the same year, racist remarks were made on an Indian in Poland. Whose video was becoming very viral on social media. In this video the Indian youth was refusing to make the video. Even after this, the American man was constantly saying that he can make the video because it is his country. The American youth says to the Indian youth, ‘Why have you come to Poland and I will make the video because I am from America. Many of you are Indians. What are you doing in Poland now?’ The man tells the Indian youth to return to their country. In the words of this man, ‘Do you think you will invade Poland? You also have your own country. Why don’t you go back to your country?’
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