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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Keegan Elmer

Keegan Elmer

Keegan is a reporter at the Post covering China in world affairs, including US-China relations and China's relationship with its neighbours. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Helsinki.