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⚠️ The “#YellowObject” ⚠️

From #Rawanda, we know dehumanization is used to incite #genocide.

RTLM radio incited Hutus vs. Tutsi minority, calling Tutsis “inyenzi,” or “cockroaches.”

Now #HKPolice call #HongKong #HKprotesters “objects.”

h/t @lihkg_forum
… Even if the “#YellowObject” in question is wearing a yellow vest, for a white guy to call a #HongKong protestor a “yellow object” is — at best — nothing short of accidental racism.

It’s crazy that #HKPolice just watch as their Superintendent spews dehumanizing hate speech…
#Hitler’s Nazis used the term “Untermensch” — “subhuman” — to describe Jews, Roma, Slavic people, Africans, #LGBT people, etc.

They borrowed this epithet from Ku Klux Klan member Lothrop Stoddard.

#YellowObject” only reinforces the perception of #HKPolice as “#ChiNazi.”
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