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Mar 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Rally to Support Sherry Chen Racial Discrimination Case Tuesday and Wednesday

Rally to Support Sherry Chen Racial Discrimination Case Tuesday and Wednesday

posted by Louis Chan
Sherry Chen

Sherry Chen

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A coalition of more than one dozen Asian American groups is set to demonstrate Tuesday and Wednesday in support of Sherry Chen, a Chinese American fired from her federal job even after spy charges against her were dropped for lack of evidence.

The demonstrations will take place … Read more

Chinese American

Mar 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Racial Profiling Case Filed by Chinese American Federal Employee to Be Heard in Ohio

Racial Profiling Case Filed by Chinese American Federal Employee to Be Heard in Ohio

posted by Randall

Sherry ChenA discrimination hearing will be heard this month for a Chinese American who lost her job with the National Weather Service after wrongly being charged with spying for China.
 
Sherry Chen worked for seven years for the National Weather Service in Ohio between 2007 and 2014. Spy charges against her were eventually dropped by … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Scientists Not Spies: Panel on Asian American Immigrants Brings Historic Perspective on Racial Profiling

Scientists Not Spies: Panel on Asian American Immigrants Brings Historic Perspective on Racial Profiling

posted by Frances Fu
Xioxing Xi

Xioxing Xi talks about being arrested by federal agents and the charges being suddenly dropped without explanation

By Frances Fu
AsAmNews Intern

On Tuesday evening at the City College of San Francisco, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus teamed up with various Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) and social justice groups to host Read more

Chinese American

Jul 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Commission on Civil Rights Call for Probe of Possible Racial Profiling of Chinese American scientists

Commission on Civil Rights Call for Probe of Possible Racial Profiling of Chinese American scientists

posted by Randall
Racial profiling of Chinese American scientists is alleged

Sherry Chen, left and Xiaoxing Xi, right, at a press conference after espionage charges against them were dropped

By Ed Diokno

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is joining the call by Asian American members of Congress and civil rights organization for an investigation on the targeting and prosecution of Chinese Americans suspected of spying.

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May 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on False Spy Charges Still Haunt Two Chinese American Scientists

False Spy Charges Still Haunt Two Chinese American Scientists

posted by Randall

Scales of justiceMore than a year after charges were dropped against two Chinese American scientists falsely accused of espionage in two separate cases, both remain haunted by their ordeal.

Their cases were profiled in a CBS 60 Minutes report last night and the two have also given recent interviews to the Wall Street Journal and Philly.com .… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Applaud Big Step in Halting Racial Profiling in Espionage Cases

Asian Americans Applaud Big Step in Halting Racial Profiling in Espionage Cases

posted by Randall

Xiaoxing Xi

Xiaoxing Xi

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
New rules prompted by false accusations of espionage made against Chinese American scientists are being praised by members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC).

The rules add an extra layer of oversight and members of APAC hope this will slow racial profiling and overzealous … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 24, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges U.S. Attorney General to Investigate Racial Profiling

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges U.S. Attorney General to Investigate Racial Profiling

posted by Louis Chan

U.S. Commission on Civil RightsBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Martin Castro

Martin Castro
Chair, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights



The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has joined the calls asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to launch an investigation into the suspected racial profiling of Chinese Americans.

The majority vote by the Commission follows similar pleas from the Congressional Asian Pacific Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 19, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Vice: US Attorney General Meets with Congress over Questionable Arrests of Chinese American Scientists

Vice: US Attorney General Meets with Congress over Questionable Arrests of Chinese American Scientists

posted by Randall

Loretta Lynch

Nothing appears to have been resolved after a closed door meeting between members of Congress and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch about the botched arrests of Chinese American scientists.

Rep Judy Chu (D-CA), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, described Wednesday’s meeting as a “frank and serious conversation,” according to Vice News.… Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 16, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on NY Times: Government Moving to Fire Chinese American Scientist Just Cleared of Spying

NY Times: Government Moving to Fire Chinese American Scientist Just Cleared of Spying

posted by Randall

damThe New York Times is reporting that the government is moving to fire a Chinese American hydrologists who was recently cleared of espionage charges.

The case against Sherry Chen is the latest that has prompted a coalition of Asian American groups as well as 22 Congresspeople to call for investigation into racially-motivated prosecutions of Asian … Read more

Chinese American

May 25, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Want China Times: Congress Wants to Know If Race A Factor in Dropped Case Against Accused Chinese Spy

Want China Times: Congress Wants to Know If Race A Factor in Dropped Case Against Accused Chinese Spy

posted by Randall

FBIMembers of Congress are calling for an investigation into the dropped charges against a Chinese American National Weather Service employee falsely charged with spying for China, reports the Want China Times.

Sherry Chen was accused of using a stolen password to gather information for China about our nation’s dams.

The charges were abruptly dropped … Read more

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