Sweden honours detained bookseller Gui Minhai despite Chinese threats

Detained Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai was awarded a Swedish free speech literary prize on Friday, with the country’s culture minister presenting the honour in defiance of a Chinese threat of “countermeasures”.Gui, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, was known for publishing gossipy titles about Chinese political leaders out of a Hong Kong bookshop. He disappeared while on holiday in Thailand in 2015 before resurfacing in mainland China several months later.The Swedish section of free speech…

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