Sweden’s Culture Minister Amanda Lind presents the Svenska PEN Tucholsky Prize to detained Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai on Friday. Photo: AP

Chinese embassy in Sweden warns of ‘bad consequences’ after Gui Minhai gets literary prize

  • ‘Giving an award to such a criminal is an outright political farce … wrong deeds will only meet bad consequences,’ mission says
  • Comments echo warnings made earlier by Chinese ambassador Gui Congyou, who said Culture Minister Amanda Lind would not be welcome in China if she attended award ceremony
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Sweden’s Culture Minister Amanda Lind presents the Svenska PEN Tucholsky Prize to detained Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai on Friday. Photo: AP
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Former bookseller Gui Minhai is being detained at an unknown location in China. Photo: Simon Song

Sweden honours detained bookseller Gui Minhai despite Chinese threats

  • Swedish culture minister defies warning to present free speech literary prize
  • Hong Kong bookseller is in detention at an unknown location in China
Topic |   Hong Kong bookseller disappearances

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Former bookseller Gui Minhai is being detained at an unknown location in China. Photo: Simon Song
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