20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hong Kong held a vigil last night to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the government-sanctioned massacre at the 1989 pro-democracy demonstration at Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Excerpt from BBC News article: When the UK returned Hong Kong to China in 1997, the territory retained its own legal system, including the right to protest. Thursday’s gathering saw…

Newsprint: Asian Americans least hit by crime

According to Justice Department statistics, Asian Americans suffer the least amount of violent crimes relative to other racial groups. The government study defined Asian Americans as a group whose ethnic background can be traced to the Far East, Indian subcontinent, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders. The figures in this government study show that only…