Gareth Jones

[bas relief by Oleh Lesiuk]



Stop Press


Complete Soviet Articles & Background Information


Précis of Gareth's Soviet Famine Articles


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Tell Them We Are Starving




Eyewitness to the Holodomor



More Than Grain of Truth



Manchukuo Incident





'Are you Listening NYT?'  U.N. Speech - Nov 2009


Gareth Recognised at Cambridge - Nov 2009


Reporter and the Genocide - Rome, March 2009


Order of Freedom Award -Nov 2008


Premiere of 'The Living' Documentary Kyiv - Nov 2008


Gareth Jones 'Famine' Diaries - Chicago 2008


Aberystwyth Memorial Plaque 2006





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denying it.  Reuters’ reports were deemed to be accurate though many fictitious facts were printed as ‘news’ in the popular papers. 

Incorrect stop press report from the Press Association printed in the South Wales Echo and Evening News. 

Sunday 4th August – Reuters’ Peking correspondent:  

Torrential rains had held up the progress of the negotiations with the bandits, as travelling was very difficult, with the roads being streams of thick mud.  However Jones’ release was now expected at any time as the ransom money had reached Pao Ch’ang and that £800 had been paid to the men who originally captured the journalist.  The money was sent by car from Kalgan yesterday with a protective escort of cavalry and those accompanying it had succeeded in making contact with the bandits.   

Monday 5th August - Dr Müller’s despatch to Berlin, (translated): 

We approached a village called “The Great Tool House of the Family Ho” when Mr Jones noticed a man in Chinese uniform which did not astonish us and as we were indisputably in Chinese territory it was only to be expected that we would see members of the Chinese gendarmerie.  Then in the houses,

The Press Breaks the News of the Capture.

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