Lawsuit Alleges Anti-American Bias at Asia TV

In a recent complaint captioned Donahue v. Asia TV USA Ltd., SDNY 15-cv-06490 (filed 8/18/15), plaintiff (a 58 year-old American man) alleges discrimination on the basis of his national origin, age, and disability.

As to his anti-American bias claim, the complaint refers to testimony “that [defendant’s] Indian management said that Americans were ‘fat, lazy, dying, watched too much TV, and had too many divorces'” and alleges that defendant’s Chairman Subhash Chandra “expressed that Americans were ‘overweight and unhealthy.'”