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Petition and Hmong News Articles 9/24/10 - 10/10/10

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Here's a petition concerning the Hmong issue

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/hmong-stand-for-justice.html

Here is schedule (from the Hmong American Ad Hoc Committee website) for
the 10/15/10 PROTEST RALLY for ongoing Hmong federal court case in
Sacramento:

TENTATIVE AGENDA ON OCTOBER 15, 2010

6:00 AM --Arrive at West Steps of State Capitol
8:00 AM --March to the Federal Court House
9:00 AM --Arraignments before Magistrate Judge Brennan in Courtroom 24
9:30 AM --Motions hearing before Judge Damrell in Courtroom 2
1:00 PM --Hearing is over

We expect everyone to arrive at the State Capitol by 6:00 AM so that we can
march to the Federal Court House by 8:00 AM. Keep in mind that this is one
of the biggest rallies that we will ever coordinate.

HMONG NEWS ARTICLES 9/24/10 – 10/10/10

VERY IMPORTANT:
LOG ONTO NEW “HMONG AMERICAN AD HOC COMMITTEE” WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST IN THE PLANNED RALLY AT THE SACRAMENTO TO PROTEST THE FEDERAL COURT CASE – ALSO BE SURE TO SIGN THE PETITION TO THROW THE CASE OUT OF THE FEDERAL COURT…GET OTHERS YOU KNOW TO SIGN IT. IT IS NOW OVER 5,500 SIGNATURES AND IT NEEDS MORE BEFORE FRIDAY 10/15/10. HER IS THE LINK TO THE SITE:
http://www.haahc.com/

Three-Day Immigration Integration Conference Inspires National Leaders and Immigration Advocates Assemble in Boston
Sampan – 10/8/10
http://sampan.org/2010/10/three-day-immigration-integration-conference-i...

Thailand “Will Not” Return Burma Refugees
DVB – 10/8/10
http://www.dvb.no/news/thailand-‘will-not’-return-burma-refugees/12129

Court Approves Deferred Prosecution for Defendant Youa True Vang in Harrison Jack Case
Eastern Dist of CA Blog (John Balazs website) – 10/7/10
http://edca.typepad.com/eastern_district_of_calif/2010/10/court-approves...

UC Davis Cancer Center Wins Grant to Fight Asian American Disease
The Sacramento Bee – 10/5/10
http://www.sacbee.com/2010/10/05/3080161/uc-davis-cancer-center-wins-gra...

A Tree Falls in Laos
Asia Times on Line – 10/5/10
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/LJ05Ae01.html

US Davis Launches Center to Fight Cancer Disparities
The Sacramento Bee – 10/4/10
http://www.sacbee.com/2010/10/04/3079267/uc-davis-launches-center-to-fig...

Folk Medicine Can Be a Spiritual Benefit for Patients
Bakersfield Express – 10/4/10
http://bakersfieldexpress.org/2010/10/04/folk-medicine-can-be-a-spiritua...

Thailand to Repatriate Burmese After Elections
ABC Radio Australia – 10/4/10
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/asiapac/stories/201010/s3029273.htm

Thailand Planning Burma Refugee Return
Democratic Voice of Burma – 10/4/10
http://www.dvb.no/news/thailand-planning-burma-refugee-return/12062

Thailand to Send Refugees and Opposition Back to Burma?
The Irrawaddy – 10/4/10
http://www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=19612

Human Rights Watch Laos Requests the Attention of H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss
EIN Presswire – 10/3/10
http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/human-rights-watch-laos-re...

Diversity Affairs Office Faces Budget Cuts
Wausaudailyherald.com – 10/2/10
http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20101002/WDH0101/10020472/Diver...

Living in War’s Shadow
Startribune.com – 9/30/10
http://www.startribune.com/local/104050708.html?elr=KArksi8cyaiUo8cyaiUi...

Safety Net Support for Disabled Refugees Lapses on Congressional Inaction
The Washington Independent – 9/30/10
http://washingtonindependent.com/99140/safety-net-support-for-disabled-r...

Land of 10,000 Stories: New Neighbors for Founding Fathers
KARE11.com – 9/29/10
http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=874362&catid=14

Office of the Historian Hosts Conference on the American Experience in Southeast Asia
US Department of State – 9/29/10
http://www.state.gov/p/sca/rls/rmks/2010/148405.htm

Lifeline for Refugees
The New York Times – 9/28/10
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/29/opinion/29wed3.html