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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Families of Dissidents Threatened Over Open Letter

As the police in China continue their search for clues to the provenance of a sharply-worded open letter calling for President Xi Jinping’s resignation and appearing to threaten his life, family members of journalists and dissidents living overseas have been targeted and threatened. Deutsche-Welle commentator Chang Ping (whose given name is Zhang Ping), a prominent

March 28, 2016

Photo: Qingyuan Guangdong mountain village, by Peter Liu

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