Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Amanda Lind presents the Tucholsky Prize to detained bookseller Gui Minhai in Stockholm on November 15. Photo: Reuters

China cancels trade visit to Sweden over detained bookseller Gui Minhai’s free speech prize

  • Chinese ambassador threatened ‘bad consequences’ for Sweden after its culture minister presented award to Gui, represented by an empty chair
  • He also told a Swedish newspaper last week that Beijing would ‘restrict cultural exchanges and cooperation on the economy and trade’
Topic |   Hong Kong bookseller disappearances
Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Amanda Lind presents the Tucholsky Prize to detained bookseller Gui Minhai in Stockholm on November 15. Photo: Reuters
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