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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Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Human, Rights

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab comments on the recent detention of filmmaker Du Bin as well as the ongoing house arrest of Liu Xia, wife of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, and others fighting for human rights in China. The cartoon depicts the characters for “human rights” (人权). However, the character 人, or

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Five Books: Gady Epstein on China and the Internet

For the Five Books series, The Economist’s Gady Epstein suggests five books which helped him understand how the Internet in China works. In April, Epstein produced a special report for the Economist called China’s Internet: A Giant Cage. From the Five Books interview with Epstein: Yes, what are these books about, generally? There are three Internet-specific books

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