Chinese tourists in European countries Italy, Asian people, including Chinese-born Italians, are facing hate discrimination and violence following the outbreak of a new virus named corona which originated from central city of wuhan in china.
According to the members of the Chinese-Italian community and human rights activists, Chinese tourists including Chinese-born Italians are being subjected to violence, hatred, discrimination and harassment.
According to the report, the incidents included assault, sexual violence, humiliation and boycott of the business.
A 15-year-old Chinese-born Italian boy was tortured by local boys in the northern city of Bologna and said, “What are you doing in Italy!” Go on, you are getting sick for us.
The 31-year-old Filipino man being treated at a hospital in the southern city of Cagliari, Italy, told a local newspaper that he was attacked by a group of Italian youths and they were treating me as Chinese, and a violent group charged me saying “Have you brought Corona virus to Italy?
A taxi driver in the Italian city of Milan refused to serve a Chinese woman, according to the woman.
The woman told news agency that ‘the virus is causing prejudice and hatred’
Chinese-born Italians and other social workers said that misinformation on politicians, the mainstream media and social media has led to an atmosphere of hatred.
The Italian interior ministry spokesman, on the other hand, declined to comment.
Monica Wang, 22, a resident of the central city of Florence, Italy, said that she received a message on Instagram saying, “You Chinese people are destroying the world, your daughters should be raped and raped so you can learn where to come from here.
Meanwhile, a few government officials have instructed Chinese and Asian-born students to stay home.
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07 April, 2020