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Asian American woman sues elderly neighbor for racial harassment, indecent exposure to her and her son

Racial harassment from neighbor

An Asian American woman in Shoreline, Washington state has filed a civil lawsuit against a 72-year-old neighbor who allegedly threatened her life earlier this year.

What happened: Thi Pham was planting flowers in her garden on April 5 when she found her neighbor, Jan Myers, staring at her from inside her car. Scared of what Myers might do, she took out her phone and started filming the scene.

When Hordes of Angry White Men Attacked South Asians for ‘Stealing Jobs’ in Washington

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On Sept. 4, 1907, about 500 white men attacked the homes of South Asian workers in Bellingham, Washington, convinced the immigrants were taking over jobs at the local lumber mills.

Why this matters: The incident, known as Bellingham’s “anti-Hindu” riots, is a dark chapter in Asian American history in which law enforcement allegedly cooperated with racists under the guise of “protecting” immigrants.

Family of Man Stabbed in Washington, Asian American Advocates Call for Hate Crime Investigation

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The family of a 29-year-old man fatally stabbed outside an apartment building in Bothell, Washington, and Asian American advocates are calling for a hate crime investigation into his death.

Calls for investigation: John Huynh’s two sisters met with prosecutors on Thursday to demand answers for the death of their brother on April 25. They are hoping the killer, Ian Patrick Williams, 25, would be charged with a hate crime, according to KOMO News.

Suspect Charged, Two GoFundMe Campaigns Created For Man Fatally Stabbed in Washington

A college senior has been charged for the fatal stabbing of an Asian American man outside of an apartment complex in Bothell, Washington in what witnesses described as an “unprovoked” attack on Sunday evening.

The details: Ian Patrick Williams, 25, was charged with second-degree murder and held on a $2 million bail on Wednesday after Bothell police found him in his apartment moments after the stabbing near the entrance of The Villas at Beardslee off 112th Avenue, according to Kiro7.

Teen Arrested After Police See Viral Video of Attack on Asian Couple in Washington

A 15-year-old male in connection with an attack against an elderly Asian couple from last year in Tacoma, WA has recently been arrested.

The incident occurred when the husband and wife, both Korean, were walking down Stevens Street near their apartment on Nov. 19, 2020. A video of the assault, which was taken on a cell phone, was recently shared with the police after initially being shared on social media thousands of times.