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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Not Sure What Is Going On In Yulongcun

August 18, 2016 3:24 PM

Harshest Crackdown in Decades Taking Broad Toll

The ongoing crackdown on dissent in China, which has targeted rights lawyers and their associates, journalists and the media, activists, and others, has been called the harshest since the political campaigns waged by Mao Zedong. In the past two weeks, four rights lawyers have been sentenced on charges of subversion, and more trials are expected soon, for work that has previously

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