The Press: Red China's Revenge

Operating in some of the world's most sensitive nations, Reuters newsmen have mastered the art of being inconspicuous. Anthony Grey, 29, Reuters man in Peking, was no exception. Previously assigned to East Berlin, Grey never did anything to give his hosts offense. Nevertheless, he has been under house arrest for eight months because his country did.

During last July's rioting in Hong Kong, a Chinese newsman was jailed for two years by the British. The Chinese retaliated by not letting Grey out of his house. Since then, he has not been seen. For a while, he was allowed to play chess over...

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