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

, 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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