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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December 16, 2013

China Focusing Graft Inquiry on Zhou Yongkang

The New York Times adds weight to rumors that former security chief Zhou Yongkang and his family members are the targets of an unprecedented investigation for abuse of power and corruption. Jonathan Ansfield and Chris Buckley report: It is the first time since the founding of the People’s Republic of China that an official who has held such high office has been the focus of a formal corruption

December 16, 2013