The Press: Munro's Fate

Peking expels a reporter

In two and a half years as the Toronto Globe and Mail's man in Peking, Ross H. Munro has been reprimanded by Chinese officials, described to visiting journalists as a troublemaker and pointedly excluded from press trips around the country. That was even before he wrote a candid and widely reprinted series on human rights in China, or rather the absence thereof. Now Munro has received the ultimate rebuke: Chinese officials have informed the Globe and Mail that "for obvious reasons" Munro's visa, due to expire Dec. 23, will not be renewed, and he will have to leave...

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