Posts Tagged: Women

Statement by National Campaign for Eradication of Crime by U.S.Troops in Korea on Osan Stabbing

Statement 11 March 2009 The US soldier in Korea suspected for attempted murder must be in custody by Korean Police in Pyeongtaek At dawn on Friday, 6th of March 2009, a US soldier in Korea stabbed a Filipino woman 18 times almost causing her to death. According to the press, the US soldier from Camp… Read more »

Osan stabbing victim now conscious

Osan bar stabbing victim now conscious By Franklin Fisher and Hwang Hae-rym, Stars and Stripes Pacific edition, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 PYEONGTAEK, South Korea – The bar worker stabbed multiple time Friday allegedly by a jealous U.S. soldier remained on life support Monday but had regained consciousness, authorities said. Two men who were injured when… Read more »

U.S. soldier stabs woman, two others Osan Air Base

U.S. soldier held after knife attack near Osan By Franklin Fisher and Hwang Hae-rym, Stars and Stripes Pacific edition, Sunday, March 8, 2009 PYEONGTAEK, South Korea – A U.S. soldier was in custody Friday after allegedly stabbing a female bartender near Osan Air Base in a fit of jealousy, authorities said. The woman, 27, was… Read more »

Fertile Grounds for Reproductive Justice

For the health and wellness of our bodies For our families, and for the world: Join us for the 2009 Fertile Grounds for Reproductive Justice Convening We need you to plant the seeds!! March 20-22, 2009 Kapi`olani Community College Join with community leaders, youth, advocates, and friends to raise the capacity in our community to… Read more »

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Celebrate Resistance and Internationalism International Women’s Day Sunday, March 8 4pm Revolution Books Short testimonies Poetry and music Followed by supper Celebrate our solidarity with revolutionary women around the world who are fighting against the oppression of women and the emancipation of all of humanity. On March 8 we will hear testimonies from women from… Read more »

Katharine Moon: Military Prostitution and the U.S. Military in Asia

Japan Focus Military Prostitution and the U.S. Military in Asia Katharine H.S. Moon Where there are soldiers, there are women who exist for them. This is practically a cliché. History is filled with examples of women as war booty and “camp followers,” their bodies being used for service labor of various kinds, including sex. Contrary… Read more »

Article on Women and Military Bases in Asia-Pacific

Gender and U.S. Bases in Asia-Pacific Ellen-Rae Cachola, Lizelle Festejo, Annie Fukushima, Gwyn Kirk, and Sabina Perez March 14, 2008 Editor: John Feffer The power dynamics of militarism in the Asia-Pacific region rely on dominance and subordination. These hierarchical relationships, shaped by gender, can be seen in U.S. military exploitation of host communities, its abuse… Read more »

Ex-soldier videotaped rape of his infant child December 8, 2008 Hawaii man admits to videotaping rape of his infant child By Jim Dooley Advertiser Staff Writer Danny Friddle admitted today to repeatedly raping his infant child and videotaping the assaults, crimes that were labeled “shocking and despicable” by the Prosecutor’s Office. The 31-year-old defendant appeared before Family Court Judge Patrick Border… Read more »

One in seven female soldiers sexually harassed or assaulted,0,7238888.story Sexual abuse rates of deployed female soldiers detailed in study One in seven asked by the VA said they had been harassed or assaulted during their military service. They are more likely to suffer from PTSD and substance abuse than others. By Thomas H. Maugh II October 28, 2008 One in seven female soldiers… Read more »

McCain Picks Tailhook Sexual Harassment Scandal Vet To Oversee Transition

John Lehman, owner and president of Hawaii Superferry, neocon affiliate of the Project for the New American Century, participated in Tailhook sex assault scandal while Sec. of Navy under Reagan. >><< McCain Picks Tailhook Sexual Harassment Scandal Vet To Oversee Transition On October 29, 1991, Senator John McCain went to the floor of the… Read more »