• Short Summary

    ANTHONY GREY, THE FORMER PEKING CORRESPONDENT FOR THE BRITISH NEWS AGENCY REUTER, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY AFTER MORE THAN TWO YEARS UNDER HOUSE ARREST IN CHINA.

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    ANTHONY GREY, THE FORMER PEKING CORRESPONDENT FOR THE BRITISH NEWS AGENCY REUTER, ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY AFTER MORE THAN TWO YEARS UNDER HOUSE ARREST IN CHINA.

    THE 31 YEAR OLD JOURNALIST FLEW IN FROM KARACHI WHERE HE HAD STOPPED OFF ON HIS HOMEWARD JOURNEY. MR. GREY HAD BEEN CONFIDED TO A 12 FOOT SQUARE WHITEWASHED ROOM IN HIS HOUSE DURING THE TIME OF THE RAMPAGES OF THE RED GUARDS IN 1967.

    HE WAS NEVER CHARGED WITH ANY OFFENCE BUT WAS HELD IN RETALIATION FOR THE IMPRISONMENT OF 13 COMMUNIST NEWSPAPER WORKERS WHO HAD BEEN CONVICTED OF OFFENSES DURING DISTURBANCES IN 1967.

    HE WAS RELEASED A WEEK AGO WHEN THE LAST OF THE 13 WORKERS WAS FREED IN HONG KONG. HE RECEIVED TUMULTUOUS GREETING FROM HIS COLLEAGUES WHEN HE STEPPED OFF THE AIRCRAFT IN LONDON AND SPOKE OF HIS ORDEAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJJ2XOELOG4V5IZAF8U1YPCI5
    Media URN:
    VLVADJJ2XOELOG4V5IZAF8U1YPCI5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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