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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Long Arm of Chinese Law May Reach into U.S.

In January, Swedish citizen Gui Minhai was detained while traveling by train from his hometown Ningbo to Beijing for medical treatment. Gui had previously been detained in 2015 while traveling in Thailand and his whereabouts were not known until he was shown “confessing” on CCTV. The exact circumstances of his detention are unclear. Gui was one of five employees of

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