AALDEF Horrified by Latest Violent Attack on Asian Americans in NYC Subway
NEW YORK — The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) issued the following statement in response to the violent attack against an Asian American woman in the New York City subway.
“As we finish out a second year into the pandemic, violent attacks on Asian Americans have continued unabated. This latest attack causing the death of an Asian American woman in the Times Square subway station is particularly horrifying for our community, which is mourning the recent death of Yao Pan Ma who was attacked last year in Harlem. These attacks have left Asian Americans across the city and across the country feeling vulnerable and they must stop,” says Margaret Fung, Executive Director of Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF.