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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Detained Tourists Sent Home, Others Remain

Twenty foreign tourists were detained in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, after police suspected they were watching “terrorist propaganda videos,” an accusation their family members and friends have vehemently denied. Eleven of them have been allowed to return to their home countries, while nine remained in detention and may face criminal charges. Andrew Jacobs at the New York Times

July 15, 2015 9:58 PM

Photo: Beach, Sanya, Hainan, by See-ming Lee

Beach, Sanya, Hainan

July 14, 2015 6:25 AM

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