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Korean gamer Lee Eui-seok describes racism in US: ‘Being Asian here is terrifying’

A South Korean professional video gamer has described the “unspeakable” racism he has suffered while based in Texas in a clip that has gone viral on social media, sparking condemnation of the abuse.The United States has seen a surge in anti-Asian violence in the past year, which activists have blamed on former president Donald Trump’s rhetoric, especially his repeated description of Covid-19 as the “China virus”.Lee Eui-seok, who plays the game Overwatch for the team Dallas Fuel under the name…A South Korean professional video gamer has described the “unspeakable” racism he has suffered while based in Texas in a clip that has gone viral on social media, sparking condemnation of the abuse.The United States has seen a surge in anti-Asian violence in the past year, which activists have blamed on former president Donald Trump’s rhetoric, especially his repeated description of Covid-19 as the “China virus”.Lee Eui-seok, who plays the game Overwatch for the team Dallas Fuel under the name…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post