(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- As Taliban forces advance on more provincial capitals, the U.S. is warning that its fighters are committing atrocities that could amount to war crimes. The State Department will also begin reducing its staff levels at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, due to... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- As Taliban forces advance on more provincial capitals, the U.S. is warning that its fighters are committing atrocities that could amount to war crimes and the State Department will soon announce that it is significantly reducing its staff levels at the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amnesty International on Thursday officially branded China’s actions against its Turkic Muslim population as “crimes against humanity.” “Muslims living in Xinjiang may be the most closely surveyed population in the world,” Jonathan Loeb, senior crisis adviser with Amnesty International, told reporters. In conjunction... Read More.
Jared Drake Bell, the 34-year-old former co-star of Nickelodeon's Drake and Josh, was indicted by a Cleveland grand jury on Thursday on charges of endangering children and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, Cuyahoga County prosecutors confirmed. The charges stem from his interaction with a then-15-year-old girl... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives gave final passage on Tuesday to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in response to the rise in violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The measure needed two-thirds of the chamber's support and passed in a 364-62 vote. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives is poised to give final passage on Tuesday to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in response to the rise in violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate, in an increasingly rare bipartisan effort, voted 94-1 last... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vilma Kari, 65, was brutally attacked in broad daylight while walking to church in New York City on March 29. The suspect, Brandon Elliot, allegedly kicked Kari in the face and knocked her to the ground where he continued to stomp... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — A suspect sought in the vandalism of four synagogues in a New York City neighborhood has been arrested and charged with "numerous" hate crimes, authorities said. Jordan Burnette, 29, was charged Saturday with burglary as a hate crime and "also faces numerous... Read More.
At the 2021 Oscars on Sunday night, Nomadland director Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color and the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated and to win Best Director. Her win comes as anti-Asian hate crimes are spiking in cities across the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Violence against Asian Americans has grown since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Violence and harassment against Asian Americans continue to make national headlines -- but experts and advocates say some of those attacks may never be tried as hate crimes. Several factors... Read More.
By Jon Haworth, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After seeing constant news reports and one shocking video after another of the recent spate of hate crimes against Asian Americans throughout the country, Maddy Park felt scared."Last week I took... Read More.