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'Wrist slap' seen in NYC soldier's hazing case

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The family and friends of an Asian-American soldier who committed suicide after being hazed by fellow soldiers say the punishment the soldiers got was only "a slap on the wrist."

That's what attorney Elizabeth OuYang told a news conference in Chinatown on Tuesday.

Military officials said Pvt. Danny Chen killed himself last year in Afghanistan after being harassed by other soldiers. On Monday, officials said the last soldier accused in the case faced dismissal from the service.

OuYang heads the nonprofit Organization of Chinese Americans that is pushing for the dismissal from the Army of all eight of the soldiers in the case.

She was joined by Chen's parents. His father, Yan Dao Chen, wore his dead son's camouflage military cap.

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