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Joe Biden Denounces Anti-Asian Hate Crimes, Says It’s ‘wrong, Un-American And Must Stop’

Joe Biden Denounces Anti-Asian Hate Crimes, Says It's 'wrong, Un-American And Must Stop

Joe Biden Denounces Anti-Asian Hate Crimes, Says It's 'wrong, Un-American And Must Stop

“We can’t be silent in the face of rising violence against Asian Americans,” Joe Biden wrote on Twitter Tuesday, adding, “These attacks are wrong.”

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday denounced the surge in violent crimes against the Asian American community saying these attacks are “wrong, un-American and must stop”. In response to the harassment and racial sentiments against the Asian and Pacific Islander American citizens, the US commander-in-chief took punitive actions including the appointment of a permanent director in the federal government to lead the coordination of measures to mitigate hate crimes. The announcement of new policies against anti-Asian bigotry on March 30 is based on Biden’s January Memorandum condemning and combating racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. “Across our nation, an outpouring of grief and outrage continues at the horrific violence and xenophobia perpetrated against Asian American communities, especially Asian American women and girls,” the White House said in a statement as it rolled out new directives for ending the anti-Asian bias. It added, that the new measures were in accordance with the US president’s commitment from January to eliminate racism, xenophobia, nativism, and other forms of intolerance and gender discrimination. “As President Biden said during his first prime time address, anti-Asian violence and xenophobia is wrong, it’s un-American, and it must stop,” the White House stated

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