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FBI Accused of Singling Out Chinese Americans

posted by Randall
Polygraph test

Polygraph test

A leading national security defense attorney is accusing the FBI of targeting Chinese Americans in an effort to find inside threats in the intelligence agency.

Mark Zaid told Fox News the agency is using the “sledgehammer instead of laser precision” to seek out employees they are accusing of manipulating the results of polygraph … Read more

Chinese American

CNN: Longtime FBI Employee Pleads Guilty to Espionage

posted by Randall

FBIA naturalized American citizen from China has pleaded guilty to espionage in a New York courtroom and faces 10 years in prison, reports CNN.

Kun Shan Chun, who also goes by the name of Joey Chun, pleaded guilty to providing sensitive information to someone with connections to the Chinese government.

Chun has worked for the … Read more

Chinese American

Why does the Apple vs FBI controversy concern people of color?

posted by Susan Chang
Tim Cook

Tim Cook

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

The Center for Media Justice recently organized a phone briefing of the recent Apple vs. FBI court order controversy, encouraging activists of color to join Apple in defending our privacy rights.

Last week, the FBI requested Apple to provide assistance in accessing contents of the San Bernadino Read more

Community Issues

OC Weekly: What Links the Unsolved Murders of Five Vietnamese American Journalists

posted by Randall
Fall of Saigon

Sign commemorates the Fall of Saigon.
“April 30 Sign Hanoi” by Dragfyre – Own work. Licensed under Wikiimedia Commons.

Five murders which all happened between 1981 and 1990 in the Vietnamese American community have one thing in common, reports an investigation published in the OC Weekly by Pro Publica’s AC Thompson.

All were journalists … Read more

Community Issues

Twincities.com: FBI Warns of Potential Scam Targeting Hmong Americans

posted by Randall

Hmongs

The FBI is investigating a possible new land scam targeting the Hmong American community, reports TwinCities.com.

A company which calls itself Hmong Tebchaws which translate to Hmong Country is telling people the United Nations will soon partition land in Southeast Asia for a new Hmong country.

We wanted to be sure we notified the … Read more

Community Issues

Civil Rights Group Urges Extra Vigilance Following FBI Warning

posted by Randall

FBI Bulletin on anti-Muslim Extremists

The Council on American Islamic Relations or CAIR is cautioning all Muslim community leaders nationwide to implement new safety measures in the wake of an FBI bulletin warning that militia extremists may be targeting Muslims.

The warning comes after the bulletin surfaced in a report by Public Intelligence, a group dedicated to the public’s … Read more

Community Issues

Detroit News: FBI Denies Aerial Surveillance of Muslim Americans

posted by Randall

Islamic Center of America

The FBI in a meeting with the Muslim and Arab community in Detroit says fears that is using aerial surveillance to spy on Muslim Americans are unfounded.

Concern was expressed after the Detroit News reported that the FBI flew an airplane with high tech tracking devices at least seven times over the Detroit metropolitan area.… Read more

Chinese American

NY Times: Failed Spy Case Against Chinese American Federal Worker Called Racist

posted by Randall

FBIEspionage charges have been dropped against a Chinese American employee of the National Weather Service accused of spying for China, reports the New York Times.

The case against Sherry Chen of Wilmington, Ohio is being held up as an example of racism and overzealous prosecutors.

Sherry had just returned from work after a trip … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Mercury News: FBI Raids Vietnamese Cafes in San Jose

posted by Randall

FBIDozens of FBI agents and local police officers descended on 11 Vietnamese cafes in San Jose with guns drawn this week targeting illegal gambling machines, reports the Mercury News.

Authorities say the gambling became a greater concern when an investigation tied it to a series of violent incidents, including possibly one homicide. Investigators say … Read more

Blogs

FBI Urged To Pull Out of Event Sponsored by Hate Group

posted by Randall

Act for AmericaWASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the FBI to withdraw its representative from a February event in Texas sponsored by the anti-Muslim hate group ACT! for America and featuring notorious anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist John Guandolo, who claims the CIA director is a secret Muslim agent.

CAIR … Read more

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