Thursday 19th January 2017,

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Crime

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

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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

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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