ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
US-China tensions

Chinese American cleared of spying files new case against U.S.

Scientist Chen claims she was target of racial profiling

Xiafen "Sherry" Chen, a hydrologist who once worked for the National Weather Service, has sued the U.S. government, alleging that the now-dropped espionage case against her in 2014 was based on racial profiling.   © Reuters

PALO ALTO, U.S./NEW YORK -- A Chinese American scientist who was accused and later cleared of espionage charges has filed a complaint against the U.S. government, claiming she was the target of a biased investigation based on racial profiling.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more