Jerusha Sanjeevi took her own life in 2017 at the age of 24. Photo: Facebook

Malaysian student Jerusha Sanjeevi killed herself. Now her family is suing US university

  • Sanjeevi was pursuing a doctorate in clinical and counselling psychology at Utah State University before killing herself aged 24 in 2017
  • Reports said bullying targeted her culture, including statements such as ‘Asians only want to please their parents’, ‘Asian names are weird’
Topic |   Malaysia

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Jerusha Sanjeevi took her own life in 2017 at the age of 24. Photo: Facebook
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US President Donald Trump’s recent jabs at four female Democrats were characterised as a calculated political manoeuvre. Photo: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Laavanya Kathiravelu
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Laavanya Kathiravelu

Donald Trump’s America can chant ‘send her back’, but Asia cannot afford such xenophobia

  • The US president’s latest remarks speak to a global fear around ethnic and religious plurality
  • But Asia’s rich history of immigration and current demographic trends demand that it stays largely welcoming to migrant foreigners and the diversity they bring

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US President Donald Trump’s recent jabs at four female Democrats were characterised as a calculated political manoeuvre. Photo: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
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