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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Author Iris Chang Found Dead in California

Iris Chang, author of the Rape of Nanking, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, yesterday. She was 36 years old. A full AP report is here. Chang’s work is also introduced in this site.

November 11, 2004

Guangdong workers demand better conditions

The People’s Daily reported on a protest by workers in Guangdong who demanded better working conditions and benefits. Calling the gathering of 1000 disgruntled workers an “outdoor meeting,” the paper acknowledged that, “The victory of the workers at the Shanlin Technology plant comes at a time when growing numbers of workers are becoming disgruntled

November 11, 2004

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