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Atlanta Killings: Sex Worker Advocate Sees Deadly Consequences Of Overlapping Hatreds

Yves Nguyen, an organizer for Red Canary Song, says the fatal shooting of six Asian women is part of a history of race and gender-based violence faced by Asian women, immigrants and sex workers.

The man accused of killing six Asian women told police that he attacked the Georgia massage businesses because they contributed to his "sex addiction."

The spas, police said, were a source of "temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate."

Although authorities have not said whether sex work occurred at the businesses, the spas he targeted were reported sites of law enforcement prostitution stings and reviewed online as

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