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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February 4, 2016 8:32 PM

Journalist Reappears in China Under Police Detention

Last month, former Southern Metropolis Daily columnist Li Xin went missing after traveling to Thailand, from where he planned to seek asylum in the U.S. Li had left China after revealing that he had been coerced into become a police informant to report on fellow journalists. Li’s wife, He Fangmei, says she received a phone call from Li, who said he is in China under police detention.

February 3, 2016 12:45 PM

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