A portrait of Kai Strittmatter.
Scandinavia Correspondent for Süddeutsche Zeitung

Kai Strittmatter reports as a foreign correspondent for Süddeutsche Zeitung from Copenhagen. He gained experience in foreign coverage from 1997 onwards with posts in Beijing, Istanbul and Beijing until fall 2018. Kai Strittmatter studied sinology and journalism in Munich, Xi’an and Taipei. His latest book, published this year, discusses the development of digital surveillance in China and the Chinese state’s quest to perfect dictatorship.