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Crowds Remember Danny Chen

NY1 | Posted 10.04.2014 | New York

Crowds gathered in Chinatown Friday to remember the Asian-American soldier who took his own life while serving in Afghanistan. - See more at: http://o...

Mother Of NYC Soldier's Hazing Case Says No Justice Was Served

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 02.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The family and friends of an Asian-American soldier who committed suicide after being hazed by fellow soldiers said Tuesday that the ...

Justice Still Not Served in Private Danny Chen's Case

Elizabeth OuYang | Posted 02.10.2013 | Crime
Elizabeth OuYang

Private Danny Chen was found dead in 2011 in a guard tower after weeks of physical abuse and unrelenting racial taunts by superiors. Can military courts deliver justice to a subordinate hazed by his superiors?

Accused Sgt. Hears Verdict In Soldier's Suicide

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | Crime

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The seventh of eight courts-martial in the case of a soldier allegedly driven to suicide after being hazed has ended with a mixe...

Guilty Plea In Hazing Death Case

AP | Posted 10.13.2012 | New York

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A second soldier accused of driving an Asian-American private to suicide has received a six-month prison sentence after plead...

Army Sergeant Sentenced For Alleged Racial Hazing That Led To Suicide

AP | Posted 09.30.2012 | World

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — An Army sergeant was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in prison, a demotion and docked a month's pay for his role in the allege...

Soldier In Hazing Case Ruled Not Guilty Of Negligent Homicide

AP | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A military jury on Monday found an Army sergeant accused of hazing a private because of his Chinese heritage not guilty of negli...

Adam Holcomb Guilty Of Assault, Maltreatment In Danny Chen's Death

Fort Bragg Patch | Kelly Twedell | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

Monday morning, July 30, closing arguments were presented in the court-martial of Sgt. Adam Holcomb in connection with the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen....

Soldiers Go On Trial For Hazing Chinese-American Recruit Who Killed Self

AP | ALLEN REED | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Defense attorneys argued as an army officer's court martial opened Tuesday that a private found dead in Afghanistan killed ...

PHOTOS: Chinese-Americans Decry Soldier's Death

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 09.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Chinese-Americans decrying the suicide of a teenage Army private they say was hazed because of his ethnicity left Monday for the cour...

Justice for Danny Chen: Courts-Martial Need to be Held in U.S.

Mari Fagel | Posted 05.08.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

Since the tragic death of 19-year-old Pvt. Danny Chen in Afghanistan, not only have his grieving parents lost their only child, they've also lost their right to justice.

Military Trial Date Set For Soldier's Suicide After Hazing

AP | By PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 02.29.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The military has set a date for the first trial in the death of a young private who investigators say shot himself after weeks of hazing...

American Soldier Charged With Abuse In Suicide Hearing

AP | By KAY JOHNSON | Posted 03.16.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An American soldier charged with abuse that led to the suicide of a 19-year-old fellow soldier in Afghanistan is facing a prelim...

Soldier's Family Says That He Was Abused Almost Daily Before Suicide

AP | By DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 03.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A teenage Army private who committed suicide just weeks after getting to Afghanistan had been mistreated by comrades on an almost daily ba...

Justice for Private Danny Chen

Margaret S. Chin | Posted 02.26.2012 | New York
Margaret S. Chin

For the last two months, the family of Private Danny Chen, his friends, and the Chinese-American community in New York City have had only one question: what happened to Danny?

Top Military Officer Speaks Out On Crucial Issue

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is condemning hazing as intolerable in the military. But he says such proble...

U.S. Soldiers Face Consequences For Horrifying Charges

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Even before the Army sent him to Afghanistan, supporters say, Pvt. Daniel Chen was fighting a personal war. Fellow soldiers at a bas...

8 Charged In Death Of Fellow Soldier

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Army says that eight American soldiers have been charged in connection with the Oct. 3 death of a fellow soldier in sou...

Army Charges Eight in Chinatown Soldier Danny Chen's Death

| Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund MANHATTAN — Eight U.S. soldiers have been charged in connection to the death of a Chinatown army private who the military says...