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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Photo: Hangzhou – West Lake, by Michael Tyler

Hangzhou – West Lake

December 17, 2014 3:36 PM

CPJ: China Is World’s Top Jailor of Journalists

President Xi Jinping’s tenure so far has seen a crackdown on free expression which has included the detention of several journalists as well as renewed efforts to guide and control media coverage. In their annual census of journalists in prison around the world, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has put China at the top of the list with 44 journalists currently

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