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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Lawyer: “The Five Women Are Being Held Illegally”

The monthlong detention of five women activists in Beijing is illegal as authorities have not followed due process in filing charges against or releasing them after 30 days, according to one of their lawyers. It was reported earlier this week that police told Li Tingting, one of the detainees, that they had forwarded their case to prosecutors, but Li’s lawyer found that the

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