Indonesian women killed in Hong Kong are forgotten at home

Nov 3, 2016

Indonesian women killed in Hong Kong are forgotten at home

The Hong Kong trial of a British stock trader who murdered two Indonesian women and horrifically tortured one of them, recording the three-day ordeal on his phone, has barely registered in the victims’ home country, let alone elicited shock or sympathy. Poor and vulnerable, ...

Nov 3, 2016

Ku Klux Klan newspaper declares support for Trump

A Ku Klux Klan newspaper has declared support for Donald Trump’s Republican run for U.S. president, saying America became great because it was a white, Christian republic. The Crusader, one of the white supremacist group’s most prominent publications, published a lengthy endorsement and defense ...

Japan's laws against hate speech piecemeal, lack teeth

Oct 12, 2016

Japan's laws against hate speech piecemeal, lack teeth

When Moon Kong-hwi saw the scene, he thought the bottom of society had dropped out. It was five years ago when he witnessed people engaged in hate speech in Osaka’s Tsuruhashi district, one of the country’s famous Korea towns. Since the vitriol came at ...