William Wan



The chilling move has sparked belief that Chinese authorities have assembled a blacklist.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Authorities prosecuted a prominent journalist and denied the appeal of a Uighur professor.

  • Nov 21, 2014

After government building is stormed, occupiers wonder whether the rules of civility at all times still hold.

  • Nov 18, 2014

Authorities obtained a court order, and workers began removing barricades at one downtown site.

  • Nov 18, 2014

Did he offer her his coat to keep her warm or was something more at play?

  • Nov 11, 2014

Tokyo and Beijing reached a deal that will enable their leaders to meet during the Apec summit next week.

  • Nov 7, 2014

Beijing shuts down factories, critics, even marriage offices and funeral rites ahead of APEC meeting.

  • Nov 4, 2014

With rowdy crowds watching, neither student leaders nor government officials offered many concessions.

  • Oct 21, 2014

Authors who supported the protests — or who might support them — showed up on a blacklist.

  • Oct 13, 2014

  • Oct 7, 2014
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William Wan is the Post's China correspondent, based in Beijing. He previously served as the paper's diplomatic correspondent for U.S. foreign policy and religion reporter. He was part of the Post’s 2010 Pulitzer finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings and has won several national awards for his coverage of China and religion. He has worked as a metro reporter for Los Angeles Times, a rewrite man for The Baltimore Sun and a staff writer for The Washington Post since 2005.
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