China Speaks After Discriminatory Videos
The Government of China has unveiled measures it is exploring to end discrimination against Africans, following incidences that have since gone viral.
In a press briefing, the China Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian on April 12, stated that the Chinese government would be introducing a non-discriminatory health management services. However, he did not state the period.
He further stated that they are to introduce hotels for foreign persons in the country and set to undergo medical monitoring. The hotels will be at a reduced rate.
According to the spokesman, the Asian country seeks to offer equal treatment to all, adding that foreigners are not a target.
“The Chinese government has been attaching great importance to the life and health of foreign nationals in China. The Guangdong (provincial) authorities attach great importance to some African countries’ concerns and are working promptly to improve their working method,” he stated.
Previously, it emerged that Africans living in the Asian country were being evicted from their houses, and also being subjected to unfair treatment, with many forced to seek refuge on the streets.
The government of Kenya today has confirmed that it shall not be airlifting the Kenyan citizens from the Asian country despite the outcry citing that they are many Kenyans living there, and hence it will not be possible. But further promised to work together with the host countries in addressing concerns of Kenyans in the diaspora.