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USA: Volunteer veterans patrol SF's Chinatown to fight coronavirus-related racism02:37

USA: Volunteer veterans patrol SF's Chinatown to fight coronavirus-related racism

United States, San Francisco
April 04, 2020 at 03:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

A group of US veterans in San Francisco have volunteered to patrol the streets of the city's Chinatown to fight racism stirred amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We are not vigilantes, we do not use violence and we do not promote any violent activities," said the founder of United Peace Keepers Leanna Louie as her group of volunteers held watch.

The novel coronavirus which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year has infected more than a million people worldwide and claimed as many as 60,000 lives.

USA: Volunteer veterans patrol SF's Chinatown to fight coronavirus-related racism02:37
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A group of US veterans in San Francisco have volunteered to patrol the streets of the city's Chinatown to fight racism stirred amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We are not vigilantes, we do not use violence and we do not promote any violent activities," said the founder of United Peace Keepers Leanna Louie as her group of volunteers held watch.

The novel coronavirus which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year has infected more than a million people worldwide and claimed as many as 60,000 lives.

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