Manny pacquiao showed his outrage at the wave of hate crimes that have been raised in the United States against the community made up of Asians and their descendants.
Through a post in Twitter, published in multiple languages, Pacquiao expressed his repudiation of racism and hatred against Asians.
“We have only one color in our blood. Stop discrimination. Love and peace for everyone. # StopHateTheAsians ”, said the post of Pacquiao.
The graph with which Pacquiao accompanied the post, sent a more forceful message.
“Stop attacking Asians who cannot defend themselves. Mess with me, ”he said Pacquiao in your message.
The wave of racist attacks on Asians in the United States
So far in 2021 there have been several cases of hate violence and racism against the Asian community in the United States.
The most serious of these was the shooting attack perpetrated on March 16 by the same person in three massage centers in Atlanta, where eight people died, six of them of Asian descent.
The organization Stop AAPI Hate investigate this wave of violence. It detected nearly 3,800 incidents of assault, or harassment, against the Asian community in the United States in the past 12 months. It has been the period affected by the pandemic.
Only so far in 2021, Stop AAPI Hate reports 503 incidents, including the Atlanta massacre.
One of the reasons why this wave of hatred is believed to have occurred stems from an accusation to the Asian community that they are to blame for the spread of Covid-19, a virus that originated in China.