‘No one stood up for us’: Asians in Europe wake up to truth of racism, and are no longer afraid to speak about it

//‘No one stood up for us’: Asians in Europe wake up to truth of racism, and are no longer afraid to speak about it

‘No one stood up for us’: Asians in Europe wake up to truth of racism, and are no longer afraid to speak about it

When Irma Fadhila, 25, an Indonesian photographer based in Berlin, walks through the streets of the German capital, she braces herself for possible derogatory comments. “Hey, sexy lady from China!”, “Ching chang chong!”, and “Konnichiwa!” are a few she is familiar with.“Normally, all you do is freeze and try to process, because it always happens in a split second, and the people calling me names obviously wouldn’t stop to wait for my response, they would just walk away,” says Fadhila.Once…

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