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: Zhouzhuang Water Town, by Jill /Blue Moonbeam Studio

July 21, 2019

Foreigners in China Face Harassment, Detention

Amid ongoing tensions over trade and other issues between China and several countries, a number of foreigners living in China have been detained or otherwise threatened in recent weeks. Sixteen foreign teachers and students, including four Britons, were detained in a drug bust in Xuzhou, Jiangsu, Lily Kuo reports for the Guardian: The four Britons were among a group of foreigners

July 15, 2019