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Yaqiu Wang

Yaqiu Wang is a China researcher at Human Rights Watch, where she works on issues including internet censorship, freedom of expression, protection of civil society and human rights defenders, and women’s rights. Her writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and elsewhere.

Yaqiu Wang is a China researcher at Human Rights Watch, where she works on issues including internet censorship, freedom of expression, protection of civil society and human rights defenders, and women’s rights. Her writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and elsewhere.

Latest from Yaqiu Wang

137d ago

China's Big Tech crackdown is not a model for the U.S.

If you’re looking for proof that Big Tech never stood a chance against the Chinese Communist Party, here it is.
164d ago

From Covid to blackface on TV, China's racism problem runs deep

China’s anti-Black racism shows in its media and its treatment of Africans during the pandemic.
187d ago

China's Covid success story is also a human rights tragedy

China's official Covid rates are down. But has that come at the cost of human rights?
222d ago

How Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China's market

Like global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights.