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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The Challenges Facing China’s Young Activists

Matters, a blockchain-powered media started by Initium editor Zhang Jieping, has published a lengthy report on youth activists in China, looking at their reasons for becoming activists, challenges they face, their views of democratic values, and the political environment they operate within. The China Youth Activists Development Concern Group interviewed 36 activists in

May 21, 2019

Photo: Summer Palace. Winter Air, by Jim Gourley

May 17, 2019