Disarmed Nationalist troops march down Nanking Road, the main street, under guard of Communist troops during the latter’s takeover of China. Photo: Getty ImagesDisarmed Nationalist troops march down Nanking Road, the main street, under guard of Communist troops during the latter’s takeover of China. Photo: Getty Images
Disarmed Nationalist troops march down Nanking Road, the main street, under guard of Communist troops during the latter’s takeover of China. Photo: Getty Images

Associated Press honours journalist executed in 1951 by Chinese officials

  • YC Jao’s nephew wrote to the news agency last year to highlight Chinese court’s rejection of family’s 1983 request for posthumous pardon
  • Labelled a spy because of his work, Jao was one of hundreds seized by secret police during a purge of supposed counter-revolutionaries
Topic |   Chinese history
Disarmed Nationalist troops march down Nanking Road, the main street, under guard of Communist troops during the latter’s takeover of China. Photo: Getty ImagesDisarmed Nationalist troops march down Nanking Road, the main street, under guard of Communist troops during the latter’s takeover of China. Photo: Getty Images
Disarmed Nationalist troops march down Nanking Road, the main street, under guard of Communist troops during the latter’s takeover of China. Photo: Getty Images
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