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Academic warns racist abuse might escalate after lockdown

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Academic warns racist abuse might escalate after lockdown

Academic warns racist abuse might escalate after lockdown

Rising levels of racist abuse, which forced people of Chinese heritage to withdraw from UK society before the lockdown, is likely to escalate when it lifts, an academic has warned.

Chinese people have been coughed at, attacked and told to β€œgo back home” amid soaring levels of anti-Chinese prejudice during the coronavirus pandemic, according to research led by Professor Binna Kandola.

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