China’s ambassador to Sweden, Gui Congyou, is one of Beijing’s more vocal envoys. Photo: EPA-EFEChina’s ambassador to Sweden, Gui Congyou, is one of Beijing’s more vocal envoys. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s ambassador to Sweden, Gui Congyou, is one of Beijing’s more vocal envoys. Photo: EPA-EFE

On the defensive on human rights, China’s ambassadors go on the attack

  • Beijing’s envoys used to fly under the public radar but they’re becoming more vocal about hot-button issues
Topic |   US-China relations
China’s ambassador to Sweden, Gui Congyou, is one of Beijing’s more vocal envoys. Photo: EPA-EFEChina’s ambassador to Sweden, Gui Congyou, is one of Beijing’s more vocal envoys. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s ambassador to Sweden, Gui Congyou, is one of Beijing’s more vocal envoys. Photo: EPA-EFE
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