August 12, 2022

Yao Pan Ma, 61, (pictured in April) died on December 31, eight months after he was attacked

Yao Pan Ma, 61

Ma died on December 31, eight months after he was brutally beat by a homeless profession prison in April 2021.

A Chinese language immigrant, he was left in important situation and positioned in a medically induced coma after Jarrod Powell, 49, stomped on his head at the least six occasions whereas Ma was accumulating cans to earn money for his household.

‘After I noticed him within the hospital…his face, I cried. I nonetheless cry,’ his spouse Baozhen Chen stated in April. ‘I hope he wakes up and talks to me and will get higher and comes residence. It’s actually arduous to consider.’ 

His loss of life has been dominated a murder.     

Powell was taken into custody at Ward’s Island males’s homeless shelter simply days after the assault in April and was initially charged with second-degree homicide and two counts of assault. 

Powell had been arrested 15 occasions since 1988.

Joseph Borgen

Joseph Borgen was beaten by a group of five men yelling anti-Semitic epithets while on his way to a pro Israel demonstration last Thursday

Borgen's bruised and battered face

Joseph Borgen was overwhelmed by a bunch of 5 males yelling anti-Semitic epithets whereas on his approach to a professional Israel demonstration

Borgen, an accountant who lives on the Higher East Facet, was sporting a gray kippa and strolling towards Occasions Sq. round 6.30pm on Might 20, 2021 when he alleged {that a} younger man with a black bandana began chasing him.

‘I circled to strive to determine what was happening and the subsequent factor I knew I used to be surrounded by an entire crowd of people that proceeded to bodily assault me, beat me, kick me, punch me, hit me with crutches, hit me with flag poles,’ he informed

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‘I believed I used to be going to die. I believed I used to be actually going to die.’

Borgen stated there have been eight to 10 folks collaborating within the beatdown they usually have been shouting anti-Semitic slurs reminiscent of: ‘You filthy Jew. We’re going to f*****g kill you. Return to Israel. Hamas goes to kill you.’

Faisal Elezzi, 25, of Staten Island, was charged with assault as a hate crime, menacing as a hate crime and aggravated harassment as a hate crime 

Waseem Awawdeh, 23, was the primary man arrested over the violent assault and was charged with assault as a hate crime, gang assault, menacing, aggravated harassment as a hate crime and prison possession of a weapon, police stated.

Prosecutors say he informed a jailer: ‘If I might do it once more, I’d do it once more. I’ve no downside doing it once more.’

Waseem Awawdah

Waseem Awawdah

Unique photographs present Awawdeh sporting a black t-shirt with ‘Palestine’ emblazoned on the entrance, as he was led out of the fifth Precinct in handcuffs

Vilma Kari 

Vilma Kari's (right) vicious racist attack was caught on camera last year. Her daughter, Elizabeth (left), said a good Samaritan lured her attacker away

Vilma Kari’s (proper) vicious racist assault was caught on digital camera final 12 months. Her daughter, Elizabeth (left), stated a great Samaritan lured her attacker away

Vilma Kari was 65 on March 29, 2021, when a person later recognized as Brandon Elliot kicked her and stomped on her whereas yelling anti-Asian slurs exterior a constructing in New York Metropolis.

Footage of the horrific assault captured the nation’s consideration, significantly as a result of it confirmed doormen in a close-by constructing seeming to not solely ignore the violence however shut Vilma out by closing the door. 

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She was hospitalized and handled for critical accidents, requiring a walker to go away later that day. 

Brandon Elliot, then 38, has pleaded not responsible to fees of assault as a hate crime and tried assault as a hate crime. 

He reportedly shouted anti-Asian slurs and informed her, ‘You don’t belong right here,’ earlier than casually strolling away.  

Christina Yuna Lee, 35

Christina Yuna Lee, 35

Christina Yuna Lee, 35

Lee was discovered useless on February 13 within the blood-soaked bathtub of her Chinatown residence in New York’s Decrease East Facet.

The 35-year-old Asian promoting inventive was knifed to loss of life by a homeless serial prison who was free on bail.

Terrifying footage confirmed Assamad Nash, 25, creep into the constructing behind Lee after she obtained out of a cab. 

She entered the constructing, however didn’t notice that Nash – who didn’t seem to know his alleged sufferer – had sneaked in behind her after watching her exit a taxi, and was following her up six flights of stairs to her residence.

Her loss of life has not been investigated as a hate crime, but it surely passed off throughout rising anti-Asian incidents in New York Metropolis.

Michelle Alyssa Go, 40

Michelle Go, 40

Michelle Go, 40 

Go, 40, was on the N/Q/R/W platform at West forty second Avenue and Broadway at round 9.40am on January 15 when Martial Simon, 61 shoved her from behind with each palms whereas she appeared down at her cellphone, authorities stated.

She was a senior supervisor of technique and operations for administration and acquisitions at Deloitte Consulting, in accordance with her LinkedIn. 

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She graduated from College of California Los Angeles with a bachelor’s in economics and public coverage, and obtained her grasp’s in enterprise administration from New York College. 

When Simon, who has a prolonged prison historical past, was requested by a reporter if he had been the one to push Go, he stated: ‘Sure, as a result of I’m God. Sure, I did it. I’m God. I can do it.’