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OHCHR | First-ever UN human rights report on #Kashmir calls for international inquiry into multiple violations

First-ever UN human rights report on Kashmir calls for international inquiry into multiple violationsGENEVA (14 June 2018) – There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, who for seven decades have suffered a conflict that has claimed or ruined numerous […]

North Korea’s Latest Missile Test Failed ‘Within Seconds’ / Robbie Gramer

“South Korea and the U.S. are aware of the missile launch and to their knowledge North Korea’s missile was not successfully launched,” the South Korean defense ministry said in a statement Wednesday. The defense ministry did not clarify what type of missile North Korea attempted to fire. The missile launch took place near Kalma, on […]

Trump’s appointment of several billionaires to cabinet raises questions – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Trump’s appointment of several billionaires to cabinet raises questions – Xinhua | English.news.cn – As the brash businessman prepares to take office, he is busy putting together a cabinet that includes a few billionaires, including now former Exxon CEO and incoming secretary of state Rex Tillerson. “I think there is some legitimate criticism about billionaires […]

▶ WikiLeaks Leaks Controversial Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Documents – YouTube

“The WikiLeaks release of the text comes ahead of the decisive TPP Chief Negotiators summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 19-24 November 2013. The chapter published by WikiLeaks is perhaps the most controversial chapter of the TPP due to its wide-ranging effects on medicines, publishers, internet services, civil liberties and biological patents.” Remember NATFTA? […]

The Face of Litter: DNA taken from trash used to map features of litterbugs in Hong Kong — RT News

An environmental group in Hong Kong has gone high-tech in its fight against street littering. It actually collects human DNA from rubbish to recreate the faces of those who left it, believing that public shaming will do a better job than government fines. In a campaign of “putting a face behind the crime,” the group […]

Chinese Labor Strike: 5,000 Workers Strike At Factory Making Shoes For Nike, Timberland, Kenneth Cole; Police Dogs Deployed

Factory workers in China tend to be rural migrants who travel long distances for city work. Under local labor laws, companies are required to offer monthly housing allowances. The striking Stella workers say they haven’t received this pay from their employer, though it’s not clear how many months are owed to them.“It’s unlikely they would […]

Ruling party lawmaker urges swift passage of anti-terrorism bill

Speaking in a press conference at the National Assembly, he claimed the attack on U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert could not be prevented because there were no legal grounds to keep watch over the assailant, Kim Ki-jong, despite his questionable background. “In order to stop a terrorist incident, such as the attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert, […]

Japan condemns apparent IS execution, demands release of remaining hostage – International – World – Ahram Online

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga condemned what he said was “a video showing what appears to be a murdered Japanese, Mr. Haruna Yukawa, as well as Mr. Kenji Goto.” Relevant government ministers would meet to discuss the situation as the government gathers information, Suga told reporters, declining to take questions. Reuters could not independently verify […]

North Korea: Nothing to Celebrate on Leader’s Birthday | Human Rights Watch

“Kim Jong-Un picked up where his father and grandfather left off, continuing to rule based on repression and fear,” said Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director. “North Korean victims who have fled have let the world know the gravity of rights crimes committed by the government, so now Kim Jong-Un is redoubling efforts to silence and […]

Pak terror boat: Intel agencies had tip off about sea attack by men having marine commando training

According to reports available,  NTRO had also been able to pick up satellite phone conversation on December 30 which hinted that a boat which started its journey from Pakistan was on its way to India. A Pakistani fishing trawler with a suspicious cargo blew itself up on January 1 off Gujarat after being pursued by […]

Sony Hackers Guardians of Peace Troll FBI, Anonymous Convinced Hack Didn’t Come From North Korea – The Daily Beast

Meanwhile, North Korea has maintained their stance that they weren’t involved in the crippling cyber-attack, and have proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. authorities in finding the culprits, warning of “grave consequences” if America continues to blame the Hermit Kingdom for the hacking. On Saturday afternoon, Guardians of Peace, the hacking group that’s so […]

Pro-ISIS Twitter User Arrested in India | Drudge Retort

Channel 4 in Britain called Biswas’ Twitter account, which had 17,000 followers, a “leading conduit of information between jihadis, supporters and recruits.” No word yet on what charges Biswas might face. via Pro-ISIS Twitter User Arrested in India | Drudge Retort.

WikiLeaks shows US push behind Australia-India nuke deal | Green Left Weekly

In the three decades after India’s first successful nuclear test in 1974, relations between the US and India were cool. By the early 2000s, however, US policy-makers looking to maintain US dominance in Asia came to view India as a potential counterweight to China. In January 2004, President Bush and India’s Prime Minister Bihari Vajpayee […]

Sen. McCain returns to Hanoi and urges U.S. to sell them lethal weapons – National Law Enforcement | Examiner.com

While touring the nation that once held him captive as a prisoner of war in the infamous “Hanoi Hilton,” McCain and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, R-R.I., told Vietnamese officials that they will press American lawmakers to remove the decades-long prohibition on selling lethal weaponry to the U.S.’s former enemy.McCain and Whitehouse also met with Vietnam’s National […]

Heavy casualties reported in Xinjiang terror attack – Xinhua | English.news.cn

URUMQI, July 29 Xinhua — Dozens of civilians were killed or injured in a terrorist attack early on Monday morning in Shache County, Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local police said.A gang armed with knives and axes attacked a police station and government offices in Elixku Township, and some moved on to […]

‘Women’s Davos’ forum to be held Sept. 12-14 around Tokyo, government confirms | The Japan Times

The World Assembly for Women in Tokyo, modeled on the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is part of Abe’s efforts to bring more women into work.Sessions during the first two days will be held in Tokyo, including a keynote speech by Lagarde on Sept. 12. An outing to the Hakone area or Odawara […]

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"I'm not racist; my wife is Asian!" Why are there so many racist, conservative, alt-right, right wing, anti-black, anti-Asian, anti-social, anti-feminist, conspiracy theorist, pro-white, white nationalist, creepy, weird, rejected, unattractive white men who fetishize and marry Asian women? How many times have you seen racist white men fetishize asian women as an alternative to "feminist", slutty Western women? If the overwhelming majority of half Asians have white fathers, with white men fetishizing Asian women as "submissive and pro-white," (and to take back power against blacks, "mudsharks," and 'degeneracy') and Asian women preferring white men for status and integration and to "feel beautiful" and to have "white" children - what happens to the children of these race-based, white-supremacist fetishistic couples - especially if they look asian or non-white, feel ashamed to be Asian, and still face racism? a website written by concerned half-asians worried about the threat these men, women and their children will pose to the future of progress.

Why does it seem that the men that pursue Asian women as a "last resort," are generally the most racist, spiteful and hateful people - especially against Asian men, other minorities and white women? If Asian women prefer White men - why is this, and what happens to the children - especially if they look predominantly Asian? Compiled by Asian-looking Eurasians and Hapas themselves. A community effort to explore the unintended consequences of "white fever" and "yellow fever", racism, fetishes, power imbalances, stereotypes, and the effect it has on a staggeringly large, growing, and unexplored new demographic. Why does it seem the children of Asian men and White women fare better and are more successful? Why is there such a double standard against Asian men and white women, whereas Asian women essentially default to White men? What happens when Half Asian sons resemble Asian men? Why do so many White supremacists, alt-rightists, and White Nationalists have Asian partners?

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