Shawn Yuan


Shawn Yuan is a journalist and photographer covering China, the Middle East, and their relations. Having based in Beirut and Amman, his work focuses on human rights, migration, politics, and more so, China's foreign policy and investment.

As a freelance journalist and a fellow for Human Rights Watch, Yuan has reported from Hong Kong, China, Colombia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Iran, UAE, and the United States. He is fluent in Mandarin and English, proficient in Cantonese, Levantine Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, and Spanish.