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Filipino American

Trump Praises Duterte Bloody War on Drugs. Fails to Address Human Rights

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Donald Trump Greets Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Views from the Edge

Donald Trump arrived in the Philippines Sunday to attend a couple of international summits. It is the first face-to-face meeting between Trump and controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

The American leader is on the final leg of his 12-day trip to Asia to shore up U.S. military and economic partnerships and … Read more

Community Issues

Feb 9, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on FORMER NORTH KOREAN PRISONER SPEAKS OUT

FORMER NORTH KOREAN PRISONER SPEAKS OUT

posted by Randall

Cho Jin HyeBy Minnie Roh,
Reporter

Asian American Life

For many, North Korea is considered to be one of the most oppressed countries in the world. Thousands of people attempt to flee the ironclad regime every year, but few succeed. Those who are caught face severe punishment or possibly even death.

But there are some who do … Read more

Campus

Dec 17, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on UC Davis student released by Vietnamese authorities, comes home

UC Davis student released by Vietnamese authorities, comes home

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Anna Ha & family with Rep Mike HondaRep Mike Honda (D-San Jose) warmly greeted home Vietnamese American college student Anna Ha at San Francisco International Airport after she was detained by Vietnamese authorities for nearly a week.

Immigration authorities there had accused her of affiliating with pro-democracy causes because she had attended a Vietnamese youth conference and participated in a hunger strike … Read more

Top Story

Aug 28, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Washington Post: North Korea Could Release American Prisoner Kenneth Bae in Days

Washington Post: North Korea Could Release American Prisoner Kenneth Bae in Days

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Kenneth BaeThe Obama administration says the North Koreans could free American prisoner Kenneth Bae in a matter of days, reports the Washington Post.

The White House announced just yesterday it was sending US Special Envoy Robert King on Friday to request a pardon for Bae.

The Korean American from Washington state was sentenced to 15 … Read more

Top Story

Aug 27, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Reuters: US to Send Envoy to North Korea to Negotiate Release of American Prisoner Kenneth Bae

Reuters: US to Send Envoy to North Korea to Negotiate Release of American Prisoner Kenneth Bae

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Kenneth BaeThe State Department confirmed Tuesday it is sending an envoy on human rights to North Korea to seek the release of American prisoner Kenneth Bae, reports Reuters.

Robert King will travel to Pyongyang on Friday. The special envoy for North Korean human rights issues will ask that Bae be pardoned and granted “special amnesty … Read more

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