50,000 sign coronavirus petition, as Chinese community speaks out

Nearly 50,000 people have now signed an online petition denouncing discrimination against people of Chinese origin in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak since it was launched at the weekend. The organisers of the petition ‘We are not viruses’ say jokes and insulting remarks are being directed against people with an Asian appearance because of coronavirus and it is time to call a halt. ‘You don’t make jokes about an illness, a virus,’ the petition states. ‘Should we laugh at … Continue reading 50,000 sign coronavirus petition, as Chinese community speaks out