Sarah Cook


Sarah Cook is a senior research analyst for East Asia at Freedom House. She manages the editorial team producing the China Media Bulletin, a biweekly news digest of media freedom developments related to the People's Republic of China.  Ms. Cook is regularly interviewed by the press regarding human rights, media, and internet freedom developments in China and other parts of East Asia. She is the author of several articles and numerous country reports examining media freedom and democratic governance, as well as a special report on how Chinese media controls affect news outlets based outside of China.  Her comments and writings have appeared on CNN, The International Herald Tribune, the Taipei Times, and the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Before joining Freedom House, she co-edited the English translation of A China More Just, a memoir by prominent rights attorney Gao Zhisheng, and was twice a delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Commission meeting in Geneva for an NGO working on religious freedom in China. She received a B.A. in International Relations from Pomona College and as a Marshall Scholar, completed Masters degrees in Politics and International Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.