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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Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Patriotic Turtles

For the latest instalment in his CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm makes a commentary on public opinion in China by portraying a crowd of turtles who ignore and keep silent when they hear the voice of human rights. However, when they hear the call of “Patriotism” from the Ministry of Truth, they shout out and take to the streets to show their sense of “national

September 17, 2012 11:36 AM

Secret Proceedings in Wang Lijun Trial Start Early

The trial of former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun, who launched a major political scandal after making a surprise visit to the U.S. Consulate in February, started proceedings a day early. Foreign reporters in Chengdu, where the trial in being held, confirmed that secret hearings started Monday, despite the official trial start date of Tuesday. Wang is being charged with with

September 17, 2012 10:57 AM

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