Sweden urges China to release bookseller Gui Minhai

Sweden urges China to release bookseller Gui MinhaiStockholm on Tuesday called on Beijing to release dissident publisher Gui Minhai after the Swedish citizen was snatched for a second time in mainland China while being accompanied by Swedish diplomats. “We expect our citizen to be released immediately and be given the opportunity to meet Swedish diplomatic and medical personnel,” Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said in a statement. One of five Hong Kong-based booksellers known for salacious titles about the lives of China’s political elite, Gui first went missing in 2015 and resurfaced in detention on the mainland.

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