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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June 4 clampdown

Taiwan’s National Security Bureau has said that documents allegedly proving that the ruling DPP has provided financial aid to Chinese dissidents overseas and recruited them to spy for Taiwan are forgeries, according to a report in the Taipei Times. Beijing released the documents one week ahead of the 15th anniversary of June 4. Dissident Yang Jianli was recently sentenced

May 31, 2004

The First Chinese forum online (People’s Daily)

“A seminar on the firth birthday of “Strong China Forum”, dubbed “the first Chinese forum online”, was held in Beijing on May 12. People including responsible persons of departments concerned, scholars and netizens attended the seminar. Since born in 1999, “Strong China Forum” has had over 280, 000 registered clients with 12, 000

May 14, 2004

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