Washington Post on Cheng Yizhong’s release

Philip Pan has been following the Southern Metropolis Daily case closely. He wrote on today’s Post: “China Frees Pioneering Journalist

“Cheng Yizhong, 39, the former executive editor of the Southern Metropolis Daily in the coastal city of Guangzhou, returned home at about 10 p.m. and appeared to be in good health, according to a source close to his family. But it was not clear if conditions were placed on his release or whether he would be permitted to return to the newspaper. ”

August 28, 2004 9:19 PM
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