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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Photo: Evening at Central and Western District Promenade, Hong Kong, by johnlsl

Evening at Central and Western District Promenade, Hong Kong

June 16, 2015 3:14 PM

Protests Break Out Ahead of HK Electoral Reform Vote

Just ahead of the Legislative Council vote on electoral reforms, protesters have again taken to the Hong Kong streets, though in much smaller numbers than during last year’s Occupy Central demonstrations, which opposed the proposed reforms that require all candidates for chief executive to be pre-screened by a pro-Beijing panel. Joanna Plucinska of TIME reports: A crowd

June 14, 2015 10:56 PM

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