China's arrest of Swedish bookseller could set dangerous precedent: Germany

China's arrest of Swedish bookseller could set dangerous precedent: GermanyChina’s detention of Swedish book publisher Gui Minhai while he was being accompanied by Swedish diplomats could set a dangerous precedent for other EU citizens, Germany’s ambassador to China said Tuesday. Michael Clauss said all European countries with diplomatic representation in Beijing were concerned about China’s actions, and “stood behind Sweden” in its efforts to secure Gui’s release and in condemning his arrest. “That China’s authorities treat an EU citizen this way is without precedence.



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