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SPIES OR STEREOTYPES? 10/23, Friday
The Case of Professor Xiaoxing Xi --Are Asian American Scientists Profiled as Economic Espionage Threats?
What would you do if your family was awakened at dawn by FBI Agents, some with guns drawn, who entered your home and arrested you without telling you why?
In this Post-Patriot Act America, do ordinary citizens have constitutional rights that protect against reckless investigations and prosecutions?
What are the civil liberties implications for all Americans if Asian American scientists, engineers and researchers are being subjected to reckless federal criminal investigations for economic espionage because of their ethnicity, national origin or race?
YOU ARE INVITED TO HEAR JOYCE XI, DAUGHTER OF PROF. XIAOXING XI, SPEAK ABOUT HER FAMILY'S ORDEAL
WHEN: FRIDAY 12:30-1:30 PM OCTOBER 23, 2015
WHERE: Classroom A, 200 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102
- Victor Hwang, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
- Yaman Salahi, Asian Law Caucus
- Peter Zeidenberg, defense lawyer for Professor Xi
- Helen Zia, author