NYC Human Rights Commission Forms COVID-19 Team After Anti-Asian Discrimination Skyrockets - Gothamist

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA

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The NYC Human Rights Commission is launching a team to respond to COVID-19 discrimination and harassment, as reports of racism against Asians surge in the city.

The commission has gathered 248 reports of various incidents of harassment and discrimination related to the coronavirus since February. 105 of them--42 percent--targeted Asians.

During the same time period last year, there were five anti-Asian discrimination reports, according to the commission.

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