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7 APRIL 2021 - CAUTION: RISE IN ATTACKS ON ASIANS IN THE UNITED STATES

 

The Embassy and Consulates-General of Malaysia are gravely concerned by the recent surge in hate crimes targeted towards Asians in various parts of the United States. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to all the victims and their families.

We commend and appreciate the swift action taken by the relevant federal and state authorities to apprehend and bring the perpertrators to justice. Nonetheless, in view of the incidents that had occured, Malaysians are advised to exercise vigilance and take extra caution. Those who are either experiencing or witnessing attacks should immediately call 911 and report the incident. We strongly advice all Malaysians to respect and adhere to any advice/caution given by the local authorities.

Malaysians in need of consular assistance from the Embassy may contact us via email: mwwashington@kln.gov.my / consularwdc@kln.gov.my or telephone: +1(202) 572-9700 / +1(202) 376-4396 (Outside Office Hours).

The contact details of the Malaysian Consulates in the US are as below:

Consulate General of Malaysia in Los Angeles                                    

Telephone:    +1 (213) 892-1238 / +1 (626) 766-0478 (Outside Office Hours)        

Email: mwlosangeles@kln.gov.my

 

Consulate General of Malaysia in New York      

Telephone:    +1 (212) 490-2723 / +1 (917) 319-0381(Outside Office Hours)

Email: mwnewyorkcg@kln.gov.my