Wednesday 24th May 2017,

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Asian Americans

Asian Man Subjected to Racial Insults before Perpetrators Beat Him

posted by Louis Chan

OC Night Market incident
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

This is freaking crazy.
How does a disagreement over line jumping turn into racial insults and an assault that sends an Asian man into the hospital?
It happened at the OC Night Market in Costa Mesa, California just this past Sunday.
J Kuva Huyn, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Victim of Hate Crime Sends Message of Love to Attackers

posted by Randall

Mann Singh Khalsa

Mann Singh Khalsa after his attack (Sikh Coalition photo)

A Sikh man whose hair was cut off as he was beaten and stabbed by two Texas men gave an incredibly positive message during the sentencing Thursday in Martinez, California reports the East Bay Times.
Maan Singh Khalsa, 41, of Richmond, stood there without … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Conviction Applauded in Bias Motivated Attempted Murder

posted by Randall

Anthony SawinaA Muslim watchdog group this morning applauded the conviction of a Minnesota man for the bias-motivated attempted murder of five Muslim men.

Anthony Sawina, 26, was convicted of attempted murder and assault for shooting at the men last summer, reported the Star-Tribune.

“We appreciate the jury’s understanding of the egregious harm done by Mr. … Read more


Police Open Up Hate Crime Investigation in Stabbing Death of Store Clerk

posted by Len Patel

Jagjeet Singh

Jagjeet Singh

By Len Patel
AsAmNews Correspondent 


AsAmNews has confirmed with the Modesto Police Department in California’s Central Valley that the murder of a Sikh convenience store clerk last week is being investigated as a possible hate crime.

“We are exploring all possibilities,” said a department spokesperson this morning. “Yes, it is a … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Anti-Muslim Letter Slams Candidate Day Before Election

posted by Randall

anti-Muslim letterA disturbing letter espousing anti-Muslim views has surfaced in the town of Shrewsbury near Boston.

The letter targeted a candidate for selectman just one day before the election.

According to Mass Live, the letter read “Say no to any Muslim governance to our peaceful communities!! Help stop making America another Europistan. We do not … Read more

Community Issues

New Report Finds 50 Percent Increase in Anti-Muslim Bias

posted by Len Patel
CAIR documents hate crime in 2016

CAIR News Conference releasing new report on anti-Muslim bias and hate crimes

By Len Patel
AsAmNews Correspondent

A new report released this morning entitled The Empowerment of Hate reveals a more than 50 percent increase in anti-Muslim bias incidents in 2016 over the previous year.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations held a news conference this … Read more


The Unintended Consequences of Hate

posted by Randall
Anti-Hate rally in San Jose

Above: Assemblyman Ash Kalra (D – San Jose) speaks during a rally in San Jose organized in response to the growing climate of fear since Trump’s election.

By Hasan Zillur Rahim
New America Media


This story was reported using data from ProPublica’s Documenting Hate Project. This project is collecting reports to create Read more

Asian Americans

Prosecutors: Man in New York Screams “White Power” as He Attacks Asian Man

posted by Randall

NYPDA man in New York City is being charged with a hate crime after witnesses report he screamed “We are White power” while beating an Asian man, reports the New York Daily News.

48-year-old Steven Zatorski is accused of kicking a 30-year-old male victim and beating him on his head and face on Third … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Apr 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on New York Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime against Sikh Cabbie

New York Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime against Sikh Cabbie

posted by Randall

Harkirat Singh

Harkirat Singh

An assault on a Sikh cabdriver is being investigated as a possible hate crime, reports the New York Daily News.
Harkirat Singh told the paper he picked up a group of four people and when he arrived at the destination, they complained he took them to the wrong place.
When … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

posted by Randall

Ian Grillot

Ian Grillot

Ian Grillot risked his own life and took bullets in the chest and hand to stop a suspected hate crime in progress in Kansas.
The Indian American community has rallied to show their thanks by donating $100,000 to a reward fund set up by the India House  for Grillot that he … Read more


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