Motion ref. S6M-00417
British Born Young Talent Association Seminar on "Conversations on Anti-Asian Hate"
Submitted by: Colin Beattie, Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Supported by: Clare Adamson, Siobhian Brown, Donald Cameron, Foysol Choudhury, Jackie Dunbar, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Gillian Martin, Paul McLennan, Stuart McMillan, Audrey Nicoll, Colin Smyth, Collette Stevenson, Paul Sweeney, Evelyn Tweed, Martin Whitfield
That the Parliament congratulates the British Born Young Talent Association (BBYTA) on holding its recent seminar, "Conversations on Anti-Asian Hate"; appreciates BBYTA raising awareness on such an important matter; notes from the seminar that many of Scotland's Asian communities, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, have experienced an increase in hate crime; condemns such racism, and encourages people to report such incidents to Police Scotland.