Asian American woman attacked in New York City, suspect sought
Al Jazeera, 31 Mar 2021
Warning - the video contains distressing images of violence.
Police in New York are looking for a man who attacked a 65-year-old Asian American woman as he made anti-Asian remarks, the latest violent incident following a spate of such instances in the United States.
New York police also investigating another attack on an Asian man on a subway train in the city.
Attacks against Asian Americans rose by 149 percent in 2020 in 16 big US cities compared with 2019, according to the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism.
Despite the Biden administration measures to counter anti-Asian hate crimes, such attacks have been on the rise.
Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports.
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