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Remembering Vincent Chin, whose murder sparked a movement

Jun 27, 2017

It's been 35 years this month since the murder of a young Chinese American man named Vincent Chin, who was beaten to death by two white men in Detroit.

His death, and the lenient sentences the killers received, sparked an Asian-American activist movement with protests in cities across the U.S.

The BBC’s Farhana Haider has been speaking to Helen Zia, one of the activists leading the fight for justice.

Hear her story above.

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