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: Tibetan Nixi Potter, by Rod Waddington

February 15, 2019

Protests at Canadian Universities Raise Concerns About Chinese Government Involvement

This week Uyghur activist Rukiye Turdush gave a presentation at Ontario’s McMaster University about the current conditions in Xinjiang, where more than one million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims have been detained in re-education camps, at the invitation of the Muslim Students Association and Muslims’ for Justice and Peace. During the talk, Chinese students organized

February 15, 2019

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