By Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – A hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center entered a fifth day on March 10, with four detainees still protesting their treatment and calling for an end to deportations. The strike began March 7 when about 750 detainees refused to eat.
Tony Ng, who was granted parole last October after serving 28 years for his conviction in the 1983 Wah Mee Massacre in which 13 people were murdered, is still in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody, while the agency seeks to deport him to Hong Kong. Ng was transferred to the ICE detention center […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Tony Ng, convicted participant in the 1983 Wah Mee Massacre, will soon be set free from prison — and sent
By Assunta Ng The news business is full of conflict. I have lived through a lot of it in the past 30 years. I strive for win-win situations. But, no matter how hard I try, the result is not always favorable.
I first met Kathi in 1983. She called me and wondered if she could interview me about the Wah Mee Massacre. Her sweet voice made it hard for me to say no …
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In September 1981, when I dreamed of starting a newspaper, I was a mother with a baby and toddler. Most people called me nuts, thinking a woman should put her family first and ambition second. In addition, it would be a risky venture.
It’s unusual that I respond to a letter to the editor. I decided to do so this time regarding the story of food stamps fraud in the International District.
Playing host to Latino journalists is not something I get to do every day, but I seized the opportunity when it came up. People assume that I am only receptive
The Indeterminate Sentence Review Board (ISRB) unanimously found Tony Ng parolable to his final robbery sentence, which begins in March.
Throughout his hour-long parole hearing, Wai-Chu “Tony” Ng gave reasons for the members of the Indeterminate Sentence Review Board (ISRB) to consider as they decide whether to grant him parole on his last five-year count at McNeil Island Corrections Center (MICC) in southern Puget Sound.