Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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Bad Ass Asians

Hijab Wearing Basketball Player Banned from Playoff Game

posted by Randall
Je'Nan Hayes

Je’Nan Hayes

A Muslim girl who had played in 24 straight games for her varsity basketball team was forced to sit out the regional title playoff game because she wears a hijab.

CNN reported that the coach of Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Maryland  was told by the referee prior to the game that … Read more

Asian Americans

Muslim Students Asked “Do you beat your wife?” by Oklahoma Lawmaker

posted by Brittney Le
State Rep John Bennett

State Rep John Bennett

Three Muslim students tried to visit Oklahoma lawmaker John Bennett on Thursday at the State Capitol when they were handed a questionnaire at his office to fill out, which included the question “The Koran, the sunna of Mohammed and Sharia Law of all schools say that the husband can beat his … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 Remembered

posted by Louis Chan
Day of Remembrance, Sadako Kashiwagi, Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Sadako and Hiroshi Kashiwagi recalled their experience being incarcerated at Tule Lake

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The current political climate casting a suspicious eye on Muslims and refugees is all too familiar to Sadako Kashiwagi.

At just 10 years old, she was rounded up and imprisoned along with more than 18,000 Japanese Americans … Read more

Asian Americans

Federal Judge Stays Executive Order on Immigration

posted by Randall

Muslim Ban protest in Minneapolis

Protest against Muslim ban in Minneapolis. Photo by Fibbonaci Blue


 
By Ed Diokno
 
President Donald Trump’s attempt to restrict Muslims from coming to the U.S. received a setback late Friday when a U.S. District Court judge in Seattle granted a temporary restraining order against the executive order.

 
“The Constitution prevailed today,” said … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Lawsuit from Muslim Civil Rights Group Claims Trump Exclusion Order is Unconstitutional

posted by Randall
Judy Chu volunteers to help refugee families at LAX


Lawyers like these with Rep. Judy Chu at LAX volunteered to help families of those impacted by
President Donald Trump’s executive order placing restrictions Muslim immigrants and refugees. From Judy Chu Instagram

By Ed Diokno

A lawsuit was filed challenging the constitutionality of Donald Trump’s Executive Order that calls for a temporary ban on the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

YouTube Stars Claim They Were Removed from Delta Flight after Speaking Arabic

posted by Brittney Le
Adam Saleh

Adam Saleh has two million followers on You Tube

Two Muslim American YouTube stars  claimed that the captain of a Delta Airlines flight at Heathrow Airport had asked them to leave due to their use of Arabic, reports The New York Times.

Delta said they were frightening some of the British passengers on the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Man Arrested for Hate Crime in Mall. Hate Monger Goes Off on Flight

posted by Louis Chan
Jeffrey Burgess

Jeffrey Burgess faces charges of assault and ethnic intimidation

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A sad scene earlier this week at a mall in Pittsburgh.

A man who police said was speaking with slurred speech, staggering and smelled of alcohol has been arrested for allegedly beating an Indian American man sitting next to him … Read more

Asian Americans

Steve Bannon Says There Are Too Many Asians in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall
Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon

By Ed Diokno

 

The nomination of Steve Bannon as President-elect Donald Trump’s chief strategist might be more than a little worrisome to Asian Americans.
 
If you didn’t already know that Bannon is the CEO of a news website that celebrates the “glorious” history of the Confederate flag, and under whose leadership … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Hate Crimes Up. Civil Rights Groups Condemn Trump Appointment of White Nationalist

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Crimes
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A new report from the FBI shows 21 percent of the 1263 religious hate crime victims in 2015 were Muslim.

According to ABC News, that’s an increase of 67 percent.

The news came out on one day after President-elect Donald Trump appointed Steve Bannon, editor of … Read more

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