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Hong Kong demonstrators called a Chinese-American journalist a 'yellow thug' and attempted to stonewall her reporting

8 monthes ago   |   By Chron

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Jiayang Fan is a Chinese-American staff writer at The New Yorker.
Fan has been faced with a barrage of racism while covering the Hong Kong protests. Demonstrators questioned if she is from the Chinese government or if she's actually American.
She noted that, with white reporters last week, she didn't face the same vitriol.
It highlights Hong Kongers' increasing xenophobia against mainland Chinese.
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Jiayang Fan, a staff writer at The New Yorker, has been faced with a barrage of racist inquiries and epithets while...
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Hong Kong demonstrators called a Chinese-American journalist a 'yellow thug' and attempted to stonewall her reporting

Hong Kong demonstrators called a Chinese-American journalist a 'yellow thug' and attempted to stonewall her reporting

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Jiayang Fan is a Chinese-American staff writer at The New Yorker.
Fan has been faced with a barrage of racism while covering the Hong Kong protests. Demonstrators questioned if she is from the Chinese government or if she's actually American.
She noted that, when with white reporters last week, she didn't face the same vitriol.
It highlights Hong Kongers' increasing xenophobia against mainland Chinese.
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
Jiayang Fan, a staff writer at The New Yorker, has been faced with a barrage of racist inquiries and epithets while covering the Hong...
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