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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MI5 Alert on China’s Cyberspace Spy Threat – Rhys Blakely et al

From The Times: In an unprecedented alert, the Director-General of MI5 sent a confidential letter to 300 chief executives and security chiefs at banks, accountants and legal firms this week warning them that they were under attack from “Chinese state organisations”. It is believed to be the first time that the Government has directly accused China of involvement in

December 1, 2007

Chinese Authorities Intensify Pressure on Veteran Journalist Zhai Minglei – David Bandurski

China Media Project and Global Voices have updates in the case of journalist/blogger Zhai Minglei, who has been harassed by police since he spoke out about the closure of his magazine, Minjian. From CMP: Last week CMP reported on the troubles facing veteran journalist Zhai Minglei and the ill-fated Minjian magazine. Yesterday, Zhai posted an urgent message on his blogpaper, Yi Bao

November 30, 2007

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