How Indians fleeing Ukraine ran into racism
Social media has been flooded with reports and videos of Indians and other non-white refugees fleeing Ukraine being abused. The UN has now taken notice and said refugees should be allowed in regardless of skin colour or ethnicity. But will the racial profiling of refugees stop?
“Some of our students say that when the guards see Indians, they are being pushed aside,” says Chandramohan Nelloor, a Kerala expat in Poland, who has been receiving several calls for help from Indian students in Ukraine.