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True Crime Asia

Updated 6 days ago

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Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.

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Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.

iTunes Ratings

75 Ratings
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By YikesPod - Jul 31 2018
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Yay for Asian representation!

Well..

By TicketstoTokyo - Jun 11 2018
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Done. Great PODCAST! Why was the latest episode in February? Can we expect more to come????

iTunes Ratings

75 Ratings
Average Ratings
68
2
3
2
0

❤️

By YikesPod - Jul 31 2018
Read more
Yay for Asian representation!

Well..

By TicketstoTokyo - Jun 11 2018
Read more
Done. Great PODCAST! Why was the latest episode in February? Can we expect more to come????
Cover image of True Crime Asia

True Crime Asia

Updated 6 days ago

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Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Bonus Episode: Chinese New Year Mini-sode!

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A bonus mini-sode for Chinese New Year.

Feb 20 2018

9mins

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Rank #2: Episode 6: Knife Assassination in China

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In episode six, Melissa walks us through the history of the Uighur separatist movement in China, a religious assassination, and... concern trolling?

TW: Murder, stabbing

SOURCES:

https://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/09/27/553703866/for-some-chinese-uighurs-modeling-is-a-path-to-success?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170927

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RUCOrg2Pb0

http://time.com/3078381/china-xinjiang-violence-shache-yarkand/

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/874084.shtml

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/opinion/china-uighurs-xinjiang.html

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-03/06/content_14766900.htm

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580591/confessions-killers-pro-beijing-imam-xinjiang-are-broadcast

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2014-08/01/content_18230491.htm

http://www.ejinsight.com/20140825-xinjiang-police-identify-mastermind-behind-imams-murder/

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-china-xinjiang/imams-killing-in-china-may-be-aimed-at-making-muslim-uighurs-choose-sides-idUKKBN0G13R620140801

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/chinese-tighten-security-xinjiang-violence-uighur-muslim-minority

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-28628332

https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/murder-07302014221118.html

https://www.shine.cn/archive/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=232852

http://english.cntv.cn/2014/08/03/ARTI1407021363022977.shtml

https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKBN0GP03Z20140825

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/china-sentences-two-to-death-for-killing-of-pro-beijing-imam-idUSKCN0HN11920140929

https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKBN0G13R620140801

http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/01/12/wheres-our-unity-march-china-wants-to-know/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-22278037

http://www.ejinsight.com/20140825-xinjiang-police-identify-mastermind-behind-imams-murder/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-26414014

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/imams-killing-in-china-may-be-aimed-at-making-muslim-uighurs-choose-sides-idUSKBN0G13QY20140801

http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/01/12/wheres-our-unity-march-china-wants-to-know/

https://gizmodo.com/for-some-in-america-chinas-looming-surveillance-nightm-1821884964

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-china-facial-recognition-surveillance-20180107-story.html

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/02/china-surveillance/552203/

http://theweek.com/articles/752442/chinas-black-mirror-moment

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2018/02/todays-planet-earth-report-chinas-terrifying-surveillance-state.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMAKlktjoNU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRtGjUWwk1E

Feb 06 2018

24mins

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Rank #3: Episode 5: Pakistan's Mummy - Princess or Murder Victim?

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In episode five, Melissa visits the case of the "Persian Princess" - a mysterious mummy found in Pakistan. 

TW: Murder

SOURCES:

http://traffickingculture.org/encyclopedia/case-studies/persian-mummy/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7206526.stm

https://images.dawn.com/news/1178712

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_Princess

https://archive.archaeology.org/0101/etc/persia.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/persianmummytrans.shtml

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4749861.stm

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/1317716/Persia-mummy-is-body-of-recent-murder-victim.html

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-mummy-hoax-might-be-wrapped-up-in-a-modern-murder

https://archive.archaeology.org/0101/etc/persia.html

https://ok.ru/video/281956125413

https://www.dawn.com/news/1332110

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/hobby-lobby-smuggled-thousands-of-ancient-artifacts-out-of-iraq/532743/

https://books.google.com/books?id=NxsuDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA38&lpg=PA38&dq=taliban+antiques+isis&source=bl&ots=FbTUiXiKK_&sig=A35tz_VqE2lEEz8ocIUbQ3O46CU&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj9l46O89DYAhWOSN8KHZHBAUkQ6AEIYzAJ#v=onepage&q=taliban%20antiques%20isis&f=false

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/07/06/hobby-lobbys-3-million-smuggling-case-casts-a-cloud-over-the-museum-of-the-bible/?utm_term=.d0a8c0589673

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/hobby-lobby-smuggled-thousands-of-ancient-artifacts-out-of-iraq/532743/

https://www.theverge.com/2013/5/13/4326306/museum-artifacts-looted-repatriation

https://www.interpol.int/notice/search/woa

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/jun/29/museums-looting-art-artefacts-world-culture

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/museum-artifacts-looting-christos-tsirogiannis-met/

https://hyperallergic.com/404749/2nd-annual-anti-columbus-day-tour-american-museum-of-natural-history/

https://www.dawn.com/news/1294859

Jan 13 2018

23mins

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Rank #4: Episode 4: Military, Murder, South Korean Burger King

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In episode four, Melissa talks about U.S. military presence in South Korea and how it ties into one of the country's most notorious murder cases. 

TW: Murder

SOURCES (BETTER LOOKING CITATIONS FORTHCOMING):

http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5086951/south-korean-grannies-protest-front-lines/

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/07/us-adds-launchers-to-thaad-as-dozens-hurt-in-south-korea-protests.html

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/03/anger-grows-in-south-korea-over-us-anti-missile-system.html

http://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1004&context=nslb

https://qz.com/1083686/a-dark-political-cloud-has-lifted-over-one-of-asias-most-prestigious-film-festivals/

http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2115861/thaad-grannies-villagers-front-lines-regional-arms-race-pits-us

http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2115861/thaad-grannies-villagers-front-lines-regional-arms-race-pits-us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beLHam5YngM

https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/917045691498741760

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6Wqnn9hOGw

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/opinon/2011/10/164_96958.html

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/09/116_187445.html

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2017/12/113_187451.html

http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1954633,00.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/23/world/asia/american-is-extradited-to-south-korea-for-trial-in-1997-murder.html?_r=0

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/01/29/american-sentenced-seoul-killing/79504666/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35438403

https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2015/1013/South-Korea-20-years-later-California-son-faces-trial-for-Seoul-murder

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/california-man-sentenced-to-20-years-in-jail-over-1997-murder-in-seoul/2016/01/29/d0cba998-c207-4c26-b7af-c70ca7285047_story.html?utm_term=.ec43e61bea82

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2016/01/29/27/0302000000AEN20160129007951315F.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/10/28/a-new-day-in-court-for-an-american-charged-in-south-koreas-1997-burger-king-murder/?tid=sm_fb&utm_term=.22f77369c4bd

http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/780382.html

http://mengnews.joins.com/view.aspx?aId=3029108

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/opinon/2017/09/202_188418.html

https://www.courthousenews.com/south-korea-gets-green-light-to-try-1997-murder/

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2017/01/251_222733.html

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/10/116_189273.html

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/09/116_187395.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjnCuRKHQkI

http://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1004&context=nslb

EXTRADITION TREATY:

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&ved=0ahUKEwicpIzXmvfXAhVlTt8KHdreCh84ChAWCC4wAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fils.inha.ac.kr%2Fboard_laborlaw%2FView.aspx%3FMode%3Ddownload%26BoardID%3D%26Seq%3D42134%26FileSeq%3D12564&usg=AOvVaw34dlDaatr-eSx9NgyPJq6t

Dec 23 2017

20mins

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Rank #5: Episode 3: Stop Calling Bhutan "Shangri-La"

Feb 09 2017

20mins

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