On Monday, two Chinese international students were assaulted and robbed on a train in Sydney by six teenagers aged 14 to 18 years old. Five were arrested including two girls.

Following the incident China’s consulate in Sydney warned local Chinese from unnecessary commuting at night on public transport.

The Sydney Morning Herald, an Australian newspaper reported that what appears to be a racial attack has triggered anger amongst more than 3,000 students who are considering staging a rally against such race based assaults.

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Jason Lim

Jason is an Australian born Chinese living in Beijing, specializing in entrepreneurship, start-ups and the investment eco-system in China, especially in the tech and social area.