Tuesday 17th October 2017,

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Community Issues

Stockton’s Little Manila Center Target of Vandalism in Possible Hate Crime

posted by Sarah Jackson

Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.

According to Recordnet.com, “Five of six donated vinyl banners that had been on the windows for the last three years were either ripped off or damaged. … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Sep 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Private Citizen Says He Caught Man Vandalizing Sikh Temple

Private Citizen Says He Caught Man Vandalizing Sikh Temple

posted by Randall

Sikh Temple vandalism suspectThe Los Angeles Hate Crime commission has been contacted after a man says he saw a vandal scrawling racist graffiti on a Sikh temple in Hollywood.

Karna Ray videotaped the man walking away from the scene and posted the video on Facebook.

In the video, the man is seen casually strolling down the street with … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Sep 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sikh Man Stabbed to Death, Is the Trump Administration to Blame?

Sikh Man Stabbed to Death, Is the Trump Administration to Blame?

posted by Tanvi Wattal
Gagandeep Singh

Gagandeep Singh

A 19-year-old Washington man has been charged for first degree murder in a murder the victim’s parents say was motivated by racial hatred.

22-year-old engineering student  Gagandeep Singh was stabbed to death Monday in Kootenai, Idaho. Singh, who was a part time taxi driver, picked up Jacob Corban Coleman up from Spokane International … Read more

Community

Aug 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

posted by Louis Chan

Sikh Temple Shooting at Oak Creek, WI

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Pardep Kaleka is looking towards tomorrow’s commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the Oak Creek Massacre at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin with both “relentless optimism” and understandably, a “bit of somberness.”

The youth who will receive scholarships give him hope for the future, but memories of his father … Read more

Crime

Jul 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Huge Spike in 2017 in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Documented

Huge Spike in 2017 in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Documented

posted by Randall

CAIR Hate Crime Report 2nd Quarter 2017

From CAIR


 
A new report just released by the Council of American-Islamic Relations found a 91 percent spike in hate crimes in the second quarter of this year.
 
The report titled Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents April-June 2017 found the most frequent type of incidents documented were non-violent harassment followed by hate crimes involving either … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Democratic Leader Receives Threatening Emails. Hate Crime Charges Filed

Muslim Democratic Leader Receives Threatening Emails. Hate Crime Charges Filed

posted by Randall
Faisal Gill

Faisal Gill

Back in March Faisal Gill made news, becoming the first Muslim to lead a state political party.

In May the chair of the Vermont Democratic Party received three threatening emails within a one week period.

Now Vermont Public Radio reports hate crime charges have been filed against the man who allegedly sent those … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on What We Can Learn from the Death of Vincent Chin 35 Years Later

What We Can Learn from the Death of Vincent Chin 35 Years Later

posted by Randall

Vincent ChinBy Logan Wilbur
Asian American Life Intern

This month marks the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of Detroit resident, and Chinese American, Vincent Chin.

There are many similarities in the ways communities rally together around social injustices today, as the Asian American community rallied around the death of Chin over thirty years ago.

On … Read more

Uncategorized

Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

posted by Randall
Nabra Hassanen

The family of Nabra Hassanen says the body found in a pond in Fairfax, Virginia is that of the 17-year-old

A Virginia teen who had been observing Ramadan at a local mosque is believed to have been murdered, reports the Washington Post.

The remains of a body were found in a pond in Fairfax, and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Man Charged with Making Death Threat to Muslim American Advocate

Man Charged with Making Death Threat to Muslim American Advocate

posted by Randall
Marvin Meyer

Marvin Meyer
Police Photo

A Chicago-area man has been charged with making death threats to a Muslim American civil rights leader, reports the Chicago Tribune.

Marvin Meyer of Oak Forest is accused of leaving a threatening phone message on the line of Sufyan Sohel, deputy director of the Council of American-Islamic Relations, Chicago.

“You … Read more

Crime

Jun 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hate Crime Charges Filed in Shooting of Indian American in Kansas Bar

Hate Crime Charges Filed in Shooting of Indian American in Kansas Bar

posted by Randall
Adam Purinton

Adam Purinton

A federal grand jury has indicted a Kansas man on hate crime charges in the killing of one man and the injuries of two others, reports the  Kansas City Star.

The indictment against Adam W. Purinton, 52, makes him eligible for the death penalty.

Witnesses say Purinton harassed two Indian American bar … Read more

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