• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH JOURNALIST ANTHONY GREY, A PRISONER OF THE CHINESE FOR 26 MONTHS -- HAS ARRIVED IN KARACHI ON HIS WAY HOME.

  • Description

    THE BRITISH JOURNALIST ANTHONY GREY, A PRISONER OF THE CHINESE FOR 26 MONTHS -- HAS ARRIVED IN KARACHI ON HIS WAY HOME. THE 31 YEAR OLD REUTERS CORRESPONDENT INTENDED TO REST UP FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE FLYING ON TO LONDON.

    GREY'S ORDEAL BEGAN IN JULY, 1967, WHEN HE WAS PUT UNDER DAY AND NIGHT GUARD IN HIS HOUSE IN PEKING AS A HOSTAGE FOR CHINESE JOURNALISTS JAILED IN HONG KONG. FOR MUCH OF THE TIME HE WAS UNDER HOUSE ARREST, HE WAS CONFINED TO A SINGLE ROOM. THEN A WEEK AGO, OCTOBER 4TH, THE GUARD WAS WITHDRAWN FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF THE LAST OF THE HONG KONG PRISONERS CONVICTED OF TAKING PART IN ANTI-GOVERNMENT RIOTS.

    GREY LEFT PEKING ON THURSDAY AND AFTER BRIEF STOPOVERS IN SHANGHAI AND DAOCA ARRIVED IN KARACHI THAT NIGHT. HE'S STAYING AT THE HOME OF THE BRITISH DEPUTY HIGH COMMISSIONER, MR. TONY TROUT.

    IN A STATEMENT YESTERDAY GREY EXPRESSED A DESIRE FOR PRIVACY DURING THE INITIAL PERIOD OF READJUSTMENT FOR HIS LONG ISOLATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADYFQRYEXE7HS6126KN43OK0W0
    Media URN:
    VLVADYFQRYEXE7HS6126KN43OK0W0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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