Update: PRC journalist Gao Yu detained for “leaked state secret”

May 15, 2014

by Doreen Weisenhaus with contributions by Rick Glofcheski and Yan Mei Ning (Expanded Second Edition, Hong Kong University Press 2014)


“Chinese journalist Gao Yu jailed for leaking secrets,” Committee to Protect Journalists, 8 May 2014. (This development updates references to Gao Yu on pages 210 and 213 of the book. ¬†Gao Yu was previously sentenced in 1994 to six years in jail for illegally providing “important state secrets” to institutions outside China for articles she wrote for Hong Kong-based publications.)