Tag Archives: ESEA

“Face of the virus” report with besea.n on problematic over-representation of East and South East Asian faces in news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic

I was part of a group of volunteers with besea.n contributing to a new report – “Face of the virus: Problematic over-representation of East and South East Asian faces in news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic”. You can download the report here, and here’s the summary: In an analysis of images of people in news […]

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Gathering data on hate crimes against East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) people in the UK

I’ve been working with anti-racism campaign group End Violence and Racism Against East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) Communities to help gather and examine data on hate crimes against ESEA people in the UK. This work was recently featured in several national and regional news pieces by ITV – focusing on almost a 50% rise in […]

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“Guest People”

To coincide with the first East and Southeast Asian Heritage Month (#ESEAHM2021) this September, here’s a bit of our Hakka family’s movement story. It is cross-posted from kindredpacket and was also featured as part of “Stories of Our Heritage”, a live community storytelling event. There’s a petition to obtain official recognition for ESEAHM which you […]

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