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Around 100 people turned out on Danny Chen Way, on a stretch of Elizabeth Street, to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the soldier’s death.

Chinese Community Commemorates Danny Chen

East Asian, Manhattan October 6, 2017 at 5:04 pm

On the sixth anniversary of the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, many gathered on a stretch of road named after the soldier to remember the Chinatown native, reports World Journal.

After the memorial service for Pvt. Danny Chen, attendees marched to the stretch of Elizabeth Street that was co-named for the soldier in 2014. (Photo by Wellington Chen)

Remembering Danny Chen, Five Years On

East Asian, Manhattan October 6, 2016 at 4:04 pm

Chinatown residents attended a memorial for Pvt. Danny Chen, held every year since his death while stationed in Afghanistan, reports Downtown Express.

Scene of a court hearing. (Production photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Watching the Opera of Pvt. Danny Chen’s Life and Death

Culture, East Asian, In the News June 20, 2014 at 8:04 pm

The premiere on June 14 provoked strong reactions, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Playwright David Henry Hwang (Photo by Lia Chang, Creative Commons license)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Tragedy Comes to the Stage

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, In the News May 19, 2014 at 12:13 pm

The story of Danny Chen, who killed himself in 2011 after suffering from racist hazing by fellow soldiers, is the subject of a new opera written by David Henry Hwang and composed by Huang Ruo. Sing Tao Daily reports on a discussion of their work by the two artists.

Relatives of Pvt. Danny Chen, including his parents, father Yan Tao Chen. mother Su Zhen Chen, led the march through Chinatown on Thursday night. (Photo by Serena Solomon/DNAinfo)

Anger at Latest Verdict in Danny Chen Bullying Trials

Crime August 20, 2012 at 5:06 pm

The “light sentence” in the third conviction of a soldier implicated in the hazing suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen has upset community advocates, reports DNAinfo. Staff Sgt. Blaine Dugas’ sentencing to a reduction in rank and time served has angered some advocates, who say he was in a position to stop the bullying.

Sgt. Adam Holcolmb and Pvt. Danny Chen (Photo from OurChinatown)

30-Day Sentence in First Danny Chen Bullying Trial

Crime August 1, 2012 at 11:58 am

In the first of eight military trials in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, Sgt. Adam Holcomb was sentenced yesterday to 30 days in military jail and allowed to stay in the military after he was found not guilty of the most serious charges against him on Monday, DNAinfo reported.

Army Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, died on October 3, 2011. (U.S. Army via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: Danny Chen’s Mother Denies Disowning Him

Crime, Culture July 27, 2012 at 6:55 pm

In our end-of-the-week roundup: the testimony of Army Pvt. Danny Chen’s mother; the occupations least-filled by African-Americans; a showing of Haitian art; a new book on LGBT youth of color; an unsettling study on condom use among black teens; the religious beliefs of Korean-Americans; and a capoeira school in the Bronx.

Su Zhen Chen and her son Private Danny Chen. (Facebook via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: First Military Trial in Death of Pvt. Danny Chen

Crime, Politics July 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Today’s stories include army trials in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen, the “purging” of Florida and Colorado’s voter rolls, an update on the sex abuse scandal in Brooklyn’s Orthodox community and the announcement that President Barack Obama has recruited an Indian-American celebrity to help him register voters.

Chen’s mother, Su Zhen Chen, speaks at a recent press conference in Chinatown. (Photo by Aline Reynolds / Downtown Express)

Voices in Focus: Anti-Hazing Bill Inspired by Danny Chen’s Suicide

Crime, Politics May 21, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Today we have news of proposed legislation to curb military hazing, inspired by the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen; a lawsuit alleging anti-Semitic bullying; a report that denies allegations of anti-Semitism at Brooklyn College; a reaction to the NYPD’s plans to combat racial profiling; and a South-Asian fundraiser for President Barack Obama.

Danny Chen's family (Photo from Sing Tao)

Ippies Highlight: Breaking the Story of Pvt. Danny Chen’s Alleged Bullying

Crime, East Asian April 20, 2012 at 4:06 pm

To showcase the best New York City journalism in languages other than English published last year, Voices of NY is running translations of articles that won Ippies at last week’s gala. This report from Oct. 10, 2011, by Jacky Tik Wong at the Chinese-language publication Sing Tao Daily, won second place for best investigative/in-depth story.

Danny Chen died in an apparent suicide after enduring months of racial taunting and attacks, his family and military investigators allege.

Afghanistan Hearing for Soldier Accused in Pvt. Danny Chen’s Death

Culture, East Asian, In the News, Manhattan February 6, 2012 at 3:14 pm

A pretrial hearing was scheduled for today in Afghanistan to determine whether a soldier suspected of involvement in Pvt. Danny Chen’s death should face charges in a military court. Chen’s death has drawn ongoing coverage in the community and ethnic press.

Liz OuYang of OCA-NY addressed a packed press conference, flanked by Private Danny Chen's father (wearing a hat) and mother (in a white sweater). Chen's parents addressed the crowd through a translator as well.

Danny Chen update: Details of abuse and calls for sensitivity training

Asian, New York, Politics January 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm

In light of Army Private Danny Chen’s death three months ago, Council member Margaret Chin and Council Speaker Christine Quinn have introduced a resolution in the City Council, calling on the Defense Department to examine policies on the Army’s cultural diversity and sensitivity training for soldiers.

Demanding justice for Private Danny Chen

Demanding justice for Private Danny Chen

Asian, Manhattan, New York December 21, 2011 at 2:56 pm

The US Army announced today (Dec. 21) that seven soldiers and one officer have been arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide, and assault and battery in relation to the death of Private Danny Chen. The news was welcomed by Chen’s family and community activists in Chinatown.

Another Chinese Soldier Dead by Gunshot: Is it Suicide Again?

Another Chinese Soldier Dead by Gunshot: Is it Suicide Again?

East Asian, New York March 30, 2016 at 6:04 pm

The parents of Kevin Yeung, who lived in Flushing, are seeking answers after military officials told them their son might have committed suicide. His father tells World Journal that’s impossible.

DRUM and CAAAV rallied against police brutality in front of Rego Park Mall in Queens.  (Photo from Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence via World Journal)

Some Chinese Call for Indictment of Peter Liang

Criminal Justice, East Asian, New York, Police December 19, 2014 at 1:42 pm

In stories from the World Journal, City Council member Margaret Chin and local Asian groups are calling for the indictment of Officer Peter Liang over the shooting death of Akai Gurley.