This report was edited by Sophie Richardson, Asia advocacy director at Human Rights Watch, reviewed by Joseph Saunders, deputy program director, and Dinah PoKempner, general counsel.

Production and technical assistance was provided by Dominique Chambless, associate in the Asia division. Grace Choi, publications specialist, prepared the report for publication, and John Emerson designed the map. Additional production assistance was provided by Rafael Jimenez, Fitzroy Hepkins, and Jose Martinez.

Human Rights Watch wishes to thank several donors for their support including David A. Jones, Jr., Mary and Michael E. Gellert, James H. Ottaway, Jr., Anita and David Keller, and The Silicon Valley Community Foundation, as well as a very generous anonymous donor.

Above all, thanks go to the many foreign correspondents that made this report possible by agreeing to meet and share their experiences with us at length, occasionally at their personal risk.