By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
President Donald Trump’s pick to become Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from nomination after a videotape of his ex-wife alleging domestic abuse surfaced.
Puzder, the CEO of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains, who has seen his hearings delayed multiple times … Read more
Released domestic violence survivor Nan-Hui Jo and supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall Wednesday celebrating her recent victory and remembering that her struggle is not over.
In a letter signed by groups ranging from Asian Americans Advancing Justice to Asian Women’s Center to Bayan USA. the groups urge the Department … Read more
A judge today sentenced her to 175 days in jail and three years probation on a misdemeanor charge.
The 175 day sentence with credit … Read more
The new legal team for domestic violence victim Nan Hui Jo has filed a motion to overturn the guilty verdict for kidnapping her own child, reports the Daily Democrat.
Jo says she escaped with her child to South Korea to protect her daughter, Hwi, from the father, Jesse Charlton. Charlton admitted on the stand … Read more
Hey, there’s no denying Eddie Huang is THE MAN.
His memoir Fresh Off the Boat is the reason Asian Americans are seeing themselves reflected on broadcast television on a weekly basis for the first time in 20 years.
While some have cringed on the faux accents by actors Randall Park and Constance … Read more
The Yolo County District Attorney in California sent AsAmNews the following news release responding to a blog we published by Nom Hee Hwang critical of Jeff Reisig’s decision to prosecute Nan-Hui Jo for child abduction.
(Woodland, CA) – March 3, 2015 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that a Yolo County Jury found 43-year-old Nan … Read more
The plight of a mother and domestic violence survivor continues. It’s a story in which injustice for victims of domestic abuse and a broken immigration system meet.
Nan-Hui Jo has been in the Yolo County Jail for over seven months on charges of child abduction. A jury Tuesday found her guilty … Read more