No. 04-74868.

590 F.3d 971 (2009)

Maikal Ali Iskandar HALIM, Petitioner, v. Eric H. HOLDER Jr., Attorney General, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed December 30, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Sharon A. Healey, Law Office of Sharon A. Healey, Seattle, WA, for the petitioner.

Tony West, Assistant Attorney General, Janice K. Redfern, Thankful T. Vanderstar and Anna E. Nelson (argued) of Washington, DC, for the respondent.

Opinion by Judge CALLAHAN; Concurrence by Judge CUDAHY.


Maikal Ali Iskandar Halim ("Halim") seeks review of the denial of his claims for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture ("CAT") based on his fear of being persecuted due to his Chinese ethnicity should he return to Indonesia. We affirm the denial of relief because we conclude that Halim has not made a compelling showing that (1) the reported incidents of discrimination...

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