The Post Herald report dated October 5, 1969, regarding the release of Anthony Grey, a British journalist for Reuters, who was imprisoned by the Chinese government for 27 months in China from 1967 to 1969.

‘A political hostage’: the British journalist detained in China for 27 months in reprisal for Hong Kong’s jailing of Chinese counterpart during 1967 riots

  • Fifty years ago this month Reuters reporter Anthony Grey was freed from house arrest in Beijing, which he survived by doing yoga and reading Mao Zedong books
  • Despite his ordeal, which included a brutal assault by Red Guards, he felt no bitterness towards the Chinese and in 1988 was declared ‘an old friend of China’
Topic |   Chinese history

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The Post Herald report dated October 5, 1969, regarding the release of Anthony Grey, a British journalist for Reuters, who was imprisoned by the Chinese government for 27 months in China from 1967 to 1969.
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