Wednesday 29th March 2017,

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17 Indicted for Sex Trafficking & Exploiting Hundreds of Thai ‘slaves’

posted by Randall
Human Trafficking

The human trafficking ring spread across the country.
DOJ Graphic

By Ed Diokno

Hundreds of Thai women were offered a chance at the American dream, instead they lived a nightmare as “sex slaves” in a human trafficking ring exposed and busted by a multi-agency investigation that netted 17 arrests, according to an indictment unsealed this … Read more

East Asian American

Global Post: @RepMikeHonda pushing for apology from Japan on comfort women

posted by Randall

Mike HondaRepresentative Mike Honda (D-San Jose) is urging Japan to apologize for the atrocities done to the comfort women during World War II, reports the Global Post.

“It is time for the Japanese government to make a comprehensive apology and redress the grievances sought by the hundreds of thousands of women who were victimized under … Read more

Community Issues

Arirang News: Japan Stalls Vote on Comfort Women Memorial

posted by Randall

Opposition from Japan has successfully blocked a decision from the City Council in Buena Park near Anaheim about whether to build a memorial to comfort women, reports the Arirang News.

A vote had been scheduled for this week but was delayed when the Council received a letter of protest from Consul General Jun … Read more

Community Issues

North State Senate Panel Passes Resolution in Support of Comfort Women

posted by Randall


A Senate panel in the New Jersey legislature has passed a resolution in support of the comfort women fight for reparations from the Japanese government, reports North

The women mostly from Korea but also from China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Burma and other Japanese-occupied territories were enslaved in World War II … Read more

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KGO-TV: San Francisco Supervisor Demands Apology from Osaka Mayor

posted by Randall

The condemnation against Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto is mounting in the wake of comments he made that the sexual enslavement of women by the Japanese military during World War II was necessary.

KGO-TV reports that San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim has introduced a resolution calling on Mayor Ed Lee to demand an apology … Read more

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Japan Times: SF @MayorEdLee Told Osaka’s Mayor To Stay Out of SF Over Sex Slave Controversy

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may be the reason his counterpart in Osaka cancelled a planned visit to the United States, according to the Japan Times.

Lee sent a message to Osaka warning Mayor Toru Hashimoto that he would not be welcomed in San Francisco due to his remarks that it was necessary for … Read more

Community Issues

AP via NBC: Tensions Still High in Comfort Women Sex Slave Controversy in New Jersey

posted by Randall

World MapThe Japanese government has successfully held up the dedication of a memorial plaque in Hackensack, New Jersey to commemorate the 200,000 mostly Korean and Chinese women held as sex slaves by the Japanese military during World War II, reports AP

The town of Palisades Park, New Jersey just outside New York resisted pressure from the … Read more


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