Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Slideshow: CDT’s Year in Review 2009

CDT’s 2009 in Review (Click slides for more info)

December 31, 2009 9:18 PM

Writers Rally for Jailed Chinese Dissident

Several well-known writers, including Don DeLillo, E.L. Doctorow, Edward Albee and A.M. Holmes, gathered in the snow in New York to offer tribute to imprisoned writer Liu Xiaobo before delivering a petition to the Chinese representative at the U.N. calling for Liu’s release. From CBS News: The writers who assembled for the protest read the passages deemed subversive by the

December 31, 2009 1:17 PM