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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Crackdown on Dissent Reaches Across Borders

Following apparent cross-border police actions which led to detentions of several Chinese activists and publishers in Hong Kong and Thailand, concerns have been raised about the Chinese government overextending its reach in cracking down on dissenting voices. Kerry Brown writes in The Diplomat about these detentions in relation to the broader crackdown on civil society: There

February 2, 2016 11:29 PM

Badiucao Ebook: Watching Big Brother

China Digital Times has published a new eBook, “Watching Big Brother: Political Cartoons by Badiucao.” Born in Shanghai and currently based in Australia, Badiucao is one of China’s most prolific and well-known political cartoonists. The artist confronts a variety of social and political issues head on in his powerful work, while infusing his drawings with a wry sense of

February 1, 2016 12:06 AM

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