Post Tagged with: "DRUM"

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Kensington Declared a ‘Hate Free Zone’

Brooklyn, Immigration, Queens January 27, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Immigrant groups organized rallies in Kensington and Jackson Heights in response to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration policies, report BKLYNER and QNS.

South Asians on a DACA ‘Betrayal’

South Asians on a DACA ‘Betrayal’

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Video January 3, 2017 at 2:44 pm

Hear from some young South Asians about their fear of losing DACA protection after Donald Trump becomes president.

Members of the #DalitWomenFight arriving at Queens Museum on Sept. 20 (Photo by Rahimon Nasa for Voices of NY)

#DalitWomenFight Comes to NYC

Featured Posts, History, Queens, South Asian, Voices' Picks, Women September 25, 2015 at 5:09 pm

A group of Dalit activists brought their message and a photo exhibit to the Queens Museum, hoping to inspire the Indian diaspora community to pay more attention to the continued discrimination and abuse suffered by members of the “untouchable” caste.

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.

Different Groups, Same Grievances

Different Groups, Same Grievances

Education, Immigration, Latino, Social Services, South Asian January 22, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Latino and Asian immigrants met with local officials at a forum in Jackson Heights, Queens, to voice collective concerns on working conditions, education, health and public spaces, reported Queens Latino.

DRUM members take part in "Stop and Frisk: Silent March Against Racial Profiling," on Fathers' Day 2012 in New York. (Photo via Flickr, Creative Commons License)

Opinion: Questioning the NYPD’s Use of ‘Entrapment’ Methods

Crime, Opinion, South Asian December 11, 2012 at 3:26 pm

In a piece in the Bangladeshi weekly Thikana, opinion writer Kazi Fauzia raises concerns over the NYPD’s use of “entrapment” methods in the war on terror, particularly around the October arrest of a 21-year-old Bangladeshi student.

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NYC’s South Asian Workers Underpaid, Exploited and Harassed

Business, Labor August 2, 2012 at 11:36 am

A new study offers a glimpse of the hazardous working conditions, wage theft and harassment that South Asian workers in New York endure, News India Times reports. It also highlights a burgeoning movement to address this exploitation.