How foreigners, especially black people, became unwelcome in parts of China amid COVID crisis

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April 29, 2020


Alice Chambers and Guy Davies


This article provides a detailed account of the kind of discrimination that African migrants were faced with, along with statements from the Foreign Ministry of China on the matter. It also states the misconception regarding the sources of imported cases, as most were Chinese nationals returning from abroad rather than foreign nationals bringing it to China. The article explains how this misconception may have contributed to greater mistreatment and discrimination faced by African migrants residing in China.


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