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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Questions Remain Over HK Publisher’s Disappearance

The British government is seeking more information about the disappearance of Lee Bo, the Hong Kong-based publisher and bookseller who is currently believed to be in police detention in Shenzhen. Lee holds a British passport. From Tom Phillips and Ilaria Maria Sala at The Guardian: “These people have gone missing – Mr Lee Bo, who is a British passport holder, has gone missing

January 5, 2016 10:20 PM

Hong Kong Publisher Missing, Possibly Detained in China

Lee Bo, who worked at both a bookstore and a publishing house in Hong Kong that dealt with politically sensitive books, has gone missing and is presumed to have been detained by Chinese authorities. BBC reports that Lee called his wife from a number in Shenzhen, saying that he was helping with an investigation: Mr Lee is the fifth person associated with the Causeway Bay Bookstore to go

January 3, 2016 9:48 PM

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