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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Lhasa, Tibet

May 12, 2016 5:18 PM

Ten Months On, Little News on Detained Rights Lawyers

Last summer, the Chinese government launched a major crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists by detaining, arresting, and interrogating more than 200 of them across China. Since then, the majority have been released, but several remain in detention with charges filed against them including “subversion of state power” and “incitement to subversion.”

May 11, 2016 3:35 PM

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