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William Yang

East Asia Correspondent at Deutsche Welle, & President of Taiwan Foreign Correspondents’ Club

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William Yang is an East Asia Correspondent for Deutsche Welle, based in Taiwan. He is frequently interviewed by renowned global media organizations for his coverage on how China, Hong Kong and Taiwan have responded to COVID-19. Yang’s reporting also focuses in-depth on various human rights issues in the Asia region, ranging from Taiwan’s fight for marriage equality, pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, and the ongoing Uyghur crisis. Yang received his Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages & Literatures at Taiwan’s Tunghai University, and his Master’s in Journalism at Temple University.

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