Africans in Guangzhou are on edge, after many are left homeless amid rising xenophobia as China fights a second wave of coronavirus

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April 13, 2020


Jenni Marsh, Shawn Deng and Nectar Gan


The article describes African treatment in Guangzhou post Covid-19 outbreak. “Police ordered restaurants… not to serve clients who appear to be of African origin. Mandatory tests for Covid-19, followed by mandatory self-quarantine, for anyone with 'African contacts’”. Shows pictures of Africans sleeping on the streets in Guangzhou, unable to find shelter, and video of Africans detained by police in the street.



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