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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Hong Kong: What Sparked the New Year’s Violence?

In Hong Kong, 64 people have been arrested for their alleged role in riots that broke out on Lunar New Year, February 8, when police tried to remove street food vendors in an incident that has become known as the “Fishball Revolution.” Protesters angered by the security action skirmished with police for close to ten hours, with cops firing warning shots and protesters

February 12, 2016 4:28 PM

Photo: Binondo, Manila, by James Sarmiento

Binondo, Manila

February 11, 2016 3:51 PM

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