China Demands Russia Stop Profiling Potential Coronavirus Victims Using Public Transport in Moscow
China has demanded Russia stop profiling potential Chinese coronavirus victims who are being interviewed and tested by police while using public transport in Moscow.
The Chinese Embassy in Russia sent a letter questioning why Moscow police and subway workers were checking passengers believed to be Chinese for signs of coronavirus.
The practice of profiling and checking people believed to be Chinese citizens in public places isn’t being done anywhere else in the world.
“Chinese officials regretted that the police, together with subway officials, allegedly checked and questioned only Chinese citizens,” reports Novaya Gazete.
Beijing asked that in order to