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Old 10-07-2006, 07:31 PM   #1
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Default Asians Were Being Attacked Because Of Their Race.

http://www.citybeat967.co.uk/dynamic...rticle_id=8938


PSNI OFFICER INJURED IN RACE ATTACK


by David Gordon


Published on 08/10/2006


A police officer was injured when he was called to a suspected race hate attack on Friday night.

The officer was assaulted in Dundonald, near Belfast, when he and colleagues went to Leathan Square where a youths were reported to be causing a disturbance.

When they arrived they discovered two Asian men had been injured in a suspected racist attack.

The officer was then also attacked and taken to hospital, but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

One of the Asian men suffered cuts to his face and the other bruises to his ribs.

One person was arrested after the incidents.


East Belfast councillor Jim Rodgers said: "This is deeply disturbing and worrying and I would condemn it utterly.

"Asian people have the right to live in our society without fear of being attacked by anyone.

"These attacks are on the increase and we need to show better understanding of other people."

Alliance Party councillor Michael Long said racist attacks could not be tolerated.

"I am appalled that two men could be picked upon for an attack just because of the colour of their skin," he said.

"Most people do not want anything to do with the minority that carries out such attacks.

"I welcome the fact the police moved quickly, and would call on anyone who saw anything to pass on any information they have."

Police saw the foreign nationals being attacked, chased one man and arrested him.

The PSNI District Commander in Castlereagh, Superintendent Brian Maguire, said officers sustained cuts and bruises and added all right-thinking people would be disgusted.

"I am happy to say that it is relatively unusual in this area. Any such incident is appalling and should be condemned."

He said the Asian victims should not have been targeted.

"It is a frightening experience for anybody to be confronted and attacked in this manner. Police have made one arrest and we know there was more than one person involved.

"They are part of the local community and they did nothing to deserve this attack."


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Old 10-07-2006, 07:37 PM   #2
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thats just wrong.
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Old 10-08-2006, 02:51 AM   #3
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It is wrong.

Any chance it was a couple dudes Asian dudes wearing a bunch of gangsta-style clothing? Not saying that makes it any better I just have a hard time fathoming anyone randomly picking out an ASIAN to pick on.
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Old 10-08-2006, 11:14 AM   #4
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this guy never really got picked on when he was alive.

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Asian man critical after 'racist' attack


08.10.06


An Asian man was tonight fighting for his life following a suspected racist attack, police said.

The man, who has not been named, is in a critical condition following an altercation with a group of white men outside a supermarket in Leicester on Saturday evening.

Another Asian man suffered serious injuries in the incident, but was released from hospital following treatment.

A spokesman for Leicestershire Police said officers were "keeping an open mind" about the motive for the attack but do think it was racially motivated.

Detective Inspector Dave Richardson said: "We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw a group of possibly four or five men or youths in the area of Netherhall Road, near to Rosebarn Way, during Saturday evening to get in touch with us.

"Even the smallest amount of information could be vital to our inquiries.

"Investigations are in their early stage and we are trying to ascertain the circumstances leading up to this attack taking place. At this stage, we are keeping an open mind, but are treating the incident as a potential racially motivated crime."

The injured man was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham where his condition today was described as critical but stable.

Eight people, aged between 15 and 22, have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the attack should call Leicestershire Police on 0116 222 2222, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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In the UK, "asian" means pakistani or indian; however, in the USA, "asian" means "oriental" (japanese, chinese, philipino, vietnamese, etc.)

They aren't talking about bruce lee "asian", this is brown people like me
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In the UK, "asian" means pakistani or indian; however, in the USA, "asian" means "oriental" (japanese, chinese, philipino, vietnamese, etc.)

They aren't talking about bruce lee "asian", this is brown people like me

indian and pakistani are asian? this is new to me . . . lol ... i never knew it
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