Crimes and Misdemeanors in Yanji

In the endeavor to put some meat on the bones of the Chinese side of the Robert Park story (e.g., What was Park doing in Yanbian and what was the Chinese police response?), a recent commenter on this site pointed my attention to the website of the Yanbian Public Security Bureau.  Sure, its posts about cops sharing some grains with local households are just standard … Continue reading Crimes and Misdemeanors in Yanji

On Maurice Clemmons: For Tacoma Readers

Apparently Mr. Maurice Clemmons, the man who shot up my local coffee shop and killed four police officers on Sunday morning, was wiped out by a police officer in South Seattle late this afternoon. Maggie’s Notebook has a solid update here. I received the news from a cagey student after a class this evening on Japanese war crimes — a topic to which this blog … Continue reading On Maurice Clemmons: For Tacoma Readers