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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June 13, 2014 11:11 PM

Wen Jiabao’s Family Behind Cambridge Professorship

Simon Montlake and Peter Foster at the Telegraph have uncovered evidence that a charity which established an endowed professorship in Chinese development studies at Cambridge University is run by Wen Ruchun, the daughter of former Premier Wen Jiabao. In 2012, when the donation of £3.7 million was announced, Chinese censors deleted information about the controversy when critics

June 11, 2014 12:51 PM

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