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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Photo: A scene from the Karakoram Highway, which connects China and Pakistan

July 19, 2007

Safety Falters As Chinese Quiet Those Who Cry Foul – Ariana Eunjung Cha

The Washington Post writes about Zhang Zhijian, who was detained in 2006 after reposting an essay outlining collusion between food and drug regulators and pharmaceutical companies: The case of Zhang and other would-be whistleblowers opens a window into the weaknesses of China’s regulatory system, which in recent months has come under global criticism after a string of

July 19, 2007

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