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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Public Confessions Part of a “Divide & Conquer” Strategy

More than a year after Chinese authorities launched a crackdown on rights lawyers and activists, which has come to be known as Black Friday or the “709 crackdown” for the date it started, four of those detained have been tried and sentenced to between three years of a suspended sentence and seven and a half years in prison on charges of subversion. During their highly publicized

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