Jerome A. Cohen Featured in WSJ Article on Swedes Crime Confession on Chinese TV

Published January 21, 2016. To read the entire article please click here. 

BEIJING—The detention and televised confession of political crimes by a Swedish activist in China has sent chills through communities of foreigners that engage in civic issues in the country.

Beijing’s public shaming of Peter Dahlin is a sign that China’s leaders may now be trying to muzzle international critics with the same tactics they’ve deployed against local dissidents, say activists, lawyers and academics.