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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Censored Online, 1989 Remembered on Liquor Bottles and T-shirts

In the run-up to the 27th anniversary of the June 4, 1989 military crackdown on protesters in Beijing, officials have begun the annual round-up of activists and others whom they fear may seek to publicly commemorate the event. Related search terms on Weibo are inaccessible, and Tumblr has now been blocked in China. Activists Zhao Changqing, Zhang Baocheng, and Xu Caihong were detained

June 2, 2016 9:21 PM

Photo: Chang’an Avenue, by Sami Haidar

Chang’an Avenue

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