1,000 gather for Stop Asian Hate event in SE Portland
29 March, 2021, 04:07
Authorities are still investigating the motives behind the March 15 shootings. We know the fetishization of Asian American women is a real thing many of us have had to deal with that.
The lawmakers spoke outside Gold Spa, one of the shooting sites, where the ground was covered with bouquets and tree branches that spelled out, "Love". He has told police he has a sex addiction and saw the businesses as a temptation, but many argue he specifically targeted Asian women and feel he should be charged with a hate crime as well. "That faith was shattered by a man who shot bullets into their bodies". It recognizes the National Day of Action in support of the Asian community. "But I won't let it".
Referring to the shooting deaths of six Asian women in Atlanta on March 16, the sign declares, "Call it what it is, a hate crime!"
A bipartisan group of former US government officials has issued a statement condemning the spike in crimes against Asian-Americans, saying the increase comes as Asians face "wrongful blame for the virus".
"As I come here, what comes to mind is the idea that this could have been anywhere", Kim, who is Korean American, said.
Thousands of people in Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand, also took to the street to participate in the Stop Asian Hate rally on Saturday.
The crowd gathered at Harrison Park for an event featuring speakers and performances, as well as an array of tents where people offered resources, information, Asian food and pizza. "Solidarity is our Superpower", said Tanisha Arena, the executive director of Arise for Social Justice.
Citing statistics provided by the nonprofit group Stop AAPI Hate, the signatories say 2020 witnessed a 150% increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans.
"We can not allow the AAPI community to be gaslighted into thinking that this is not a hate crime", he said.
At a rally in Los Angeles, California, protesters held signs that say "I'm not a virus", or "Hate is a virus". But he said he feels this is equally important to show support for Asian friends, especially with studies showing almost 3,800 anti-Asian hate incidents occurred in the past year, 67 of which were reported in MA.
The Missouri House on Thursday approved several changes to state election laws, including requiring photo IDs before voting. Protesters are then seen taunting the officer as Cannon raps on the door before two officers handcuff the legislator.
China produces over a fifth of the world's cotton, with Xinjiang accounting for about 87 per cent of Chinese output. Western brands usually tread carefully with China over sensitive issues such as Hong Kong and Tibet.
Democrats also are pressing ahead with other legislation that faces Republican opposition, including voting-rights legislation. Often times people can legitimately buy a firearm because there's nothing in their background that says that they shouldn't".
In an ominous warning on Friday evening, state television said protesters were "in danger of getting shot to the head and back". Min Aung Hlaing expressed gratitude to the Russian representative for the country's support, describing it as a "true friend".
Brussels and London have both laid claim to vaccine stocks in an AstraZeneca factory in the Netherlands. A European official described the EU export authorisation mechanism as "a loaded gun under the table".
Ms Harris will likely rely on her experience as senator from California, a border state, to inform her diplomatic efforts. Harris said the job "will not be easy, but it is important work, it is work that we demand as a people of our country".
The law also reduces the timeframe in which runoff elections are held, including the amount of early voting for runoffs. Brian Kemp on Thursday signed sweeping changes to the state's election rules into law.
Those showers will push into the parts of the Valley later this morning bringing scattered showers for the Shoals through midday. The forecasted conditions for fire weather include strong gusting winds and low humidity across the region.
While a company might know it has a product sitting on a ship that's stopped, the impact of delays down the line are unknown. The canal extends from the northern terminus of Port Said to the southern terminus of Port Tewfik at the city of Suez.
Berlin had also struck a deal with air carriers to ensure that all travellers returning to Germany would be tested, Merkel said. Europe's top economy will elect a new government in September, as Merkel is retiring after 16 years in power.
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The police have set up a cordon around the church and a disaster victim identification team is investigating the incident. Catholic worshippers in Indonesia are celebrating Palm Sunday, one week prior to Easter.
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Around 11:20 p.m. on Friday, police officers responded to multiple gunshots in the oceanfront resort area of Virginia Beach. The officer was placed on administrative assignment pending an investigation, per standard procedure, the department said.
Pfizer begins Covid vaccine trial in young children
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He said the updated details were likely solid enough for US regulators to authorize the vaccine. Then last week a scare over blood clots had some countries temporarily pausing inoculations.