Wednesday 21st February 2018,

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Cynical Desi

Pakistan Reaches out to Pakistani Americans as Tensions Rise with India

posted by Khalid Mohammed

In the wake of one of the worst clashes between Pakistan and India in two decades, Pakistani Federal Minister for Interior expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri people in the decades-long conflict between India and Pakistan over the Indian-occupied Kashmir region’s ownership. Ahsan Iqbal also urged Pakistani Americans to … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 24, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Portrayal of Muslims in Media Still Dominated by Terrorism Coverage

Portrayal of Muslims in Media Still Dominated by Terrorism Coverage

posted by Sarah Jackson
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

By Sarah Jackson
AsAmNews Intern

On Jan. 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette allegedly walked into a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers and began shooting. The 27-year-old white supremacist is accused of killing six people.

On Oct. 22, 2014, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau arrived at the Canadian National War Memorial with a rifle. The 32-year-old Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

posted by Randall
anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

Millennials are known to be the most diverse generations in U.S. history.

A new survey from GenForward, however, has found a sharp divide between Blacks, Latinx, Asians and Whites on issues, reported the Washington Post

The survey found on these issues, Asian Americans … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

posted by Randall

HateBy Peter Schurmann
New America Media
 
When Mohammad S. put in for a delivery with Instacart, the San Francisco company that allows users to order groceries online, the last thing he expected was that he’d become a target of hate. This explains his surprise when, after appearing at his door, the delivery woman immediately … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Chinese Brit Confronted Terrorists in London Attack

Chinese Brit Confronted Terrorists in London Attack

posted by Randall

Geoff Ho
 
A British journalist stabbed in the neck during Saturday’s London terrorist spree is describing in detail what happened, reports
News.com.
 
Geoff Ho is a business editor for the Sunday Express.
 
He had just posted on his Facebook page Saturday that he fended off two people from attacking an unarmed bouncer at … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

Survey Finds Racial Discrimination a Major Concern of Asian American Pacific Islanders Voters

posted by Louis Chan

National Asian American Survey CoverBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A multilingual survey of 2,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters found that the economy and jobs, terrorism and racial discrimination are their three most important issues entering the election.

Both terrorism and the economy ranked high in a recent poll of the general electorate as well by the … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on KQED: Memorial Held for UC Berkeley Student Killed in Terrorist Attack in Bangladesh

KQED: Memorial Held for UC Berkeley Student Killed in Terrorist Attack in Bangladesh

posted by Randall
Tararishi Jain

Tararishi Jain

More than 100 students, faculty and staff attended an outdoor memorial service to remember Tarishi Jain, a 19-year old UC Berkeley student killed in the terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

KQED reports everyone from Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, Jain’s dorm roommate and friends and representatives from several campus organizations spoke.

Many in attendance held … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on 3 U.S. College Students Killed by Terrorists in Bangladesh

3 U.S. College Students Killed by Terrorists in Bangladesh

posted by Randall

Bangladesh terrorist attack July 2016

The students killed in the Dhaka terrorist attack are, from left, Abinta Kabir, Faraaz Hossain and Tarushi Jain.


 
By Ed Diokno
 
We’re learning more about the U.S. college students killed in Bangladesh.

The three students were from India and Bangladesh studying at two prestigious American universities, so it was not surprising that during … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on ABC7: Indian Student from UC Berkeley Among 22 Dead in Bangladesh

ABC7: Indian Student from UC Berkeley Among 22 Dead in Bangladesh

posted by Randall
Tararishi Jain

Tararishi Jain

Students at UC Berkeley are mourning the death of one of their own in the terrorist attack in a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh that left at least 22 people dead.

19-year-old student Tararishi Jain was spending the summer there for an internship on e-commerce and to visit her father who runs a business … Read more

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