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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The Red Guard Generation’s Battle Over Memory

This year marks 50 years since Mao Zedong launched the Cultural Revolution, the mass political movement that caused social upheaval and resulted in the death and persecution of millions. While the government has not yet accounted for the violence and destruction of the period, citizens who witnessed or participated in the events of the decade as teenage Red Guards or “sent-down

November 1, 2016 2:55 PM

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