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Opinion

Indonesia must tackle corona-driven growth in anti-Chinese xenophobia

Hostile theories and racist hoaxes require government and media intervention

| Indonesia

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is a senior lecturer at Universitas Islam Indonesia.

As well as the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, it has also given rise to xenophobic sentiments toward China and people of Chinese descent around the world.

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