Release from the Guomindang Prison, 1936
On the basis of this and similar subsequent press statements, Bo Yibo, An Ziwen, Liu Lantao, Yang Xianzhen and several dozen other communist cadres were released from the Caolanzi Reformatory in the autumn of 1936. Committing their renunciation of communism to newsprint was only one of the requisite release procedures negotiated by the prison authorities with the CCP North Bureau representatives, but it appears to have been the most damaging in terms of its consequences for the signatories and their counsellors.
KeywordsWhite Area Chinese Communist Party Cultural Revolution Central Committee Party Member
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