Isolda Morillo is a journalist based in Beijing, China. Over the past ten years, she has reported from many areas of China's territory including Tibetan regions, Xinjiang, and other provinces, on issues ranging from human rights, civil society, ethnic conflicts, the environment, the arts, film, and activism, among others. Born in Peru, she has lived and studied in the U.S., France, Cuba, Spain, and more recently in China. She has directed and produced documentary films on HIV/AIDS, poverty alleviation, the environment, and Tibet, prior to becoming a full-time journalist. She is currently working on a book in Spanish on how Chinese intellectuals see China's social changes, their views on ideology, religion, ethnic rights, the rule of law, civil society, and governance.

Last Updated: July 1, 2014

Sinica Podcast


Isolda Morillo: Una Vida en China

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn & more from Sinica Podcast
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy are delighted to be joined by Isolda Morillo, a Peruvian journalist for the Associated Press whose life story is as interesting as they come. Growing up in Beijing in the 1980s, where she attended local schools...

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