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: Untitled (Hong Kong, June 9, 2019), by doctorho

June 12, 2019

Violence Erupts at HK Protests as LegCo Delays Debate

Mass demonstrations rocked Hong Kong on Wednesday, the day of a planned legislative debate over the controversial Extradition Bill, the target of another large-scale protest over the weekend which drew an estimated one million people. In the midst of the protests, the Legislative Council postponed the debate. As protesters stormed police barricades in Central Hong Kong, police

June 12, 2019

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