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Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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China’s Cyberspace Minister Accuses U.S. of Hacking

Aside from defending China’s right to block foreign websites, top Internet regulator Lu Wei struck back against hacking accusations at a news conference on Thursday. 80 per cent of government websites in China, he claimed, have come under hacking assaults, many reportedly launched from the US. The Financial Times’ Charles Clover reports: China’s internet tsar

October 30, 2014 6:47 PM

Canadian Couple Accused of Spying Held in Isolation

Kevin and Julia Garratt, the Canadian couple who were detained by Chinese authorities in August under suspicion of stealing military and national defense secrets, have been kept in near isolation and denied access to legal assistance since their initial arrest more than two months ago. Megha Rajagopalan at Reuters reports: Kevin and Julia Garratt were allowed to meet

October 24, 2014 8:04 PM

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