Librarian almost home

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 02/02/2000 - 18:41

It looks like Song Yongyi is almost home, according to the BBC in this short UpdateThe US embassy in Beijing says the Chinese-born academic, Song Yongyi, has left China for the United States.

The embassy welcomed the Chinese authorities\' decision to release him.

Mr Song, who worked as a librarian and researcher in Pennsylvania, was detained during a visit to Beijing last August.