US assails Beijing over sentencing of Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai

//US assails Beijing over sentencing of Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai

US assails Beijing over sentencing of Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai

The United States on Thursday condemned China’s sentencing of Gui Minhai, the Hong Kong bookseller and publisher accused by Chinese authorities of providing intelligence to foreign entities.Gui, a 55-year-old a Swedish national, was one of a number of Hong Kong-based booksellers who disappeared in 2015, only to appear on Chinese state television to say while in custody that he had “turned himself in” in relation to a traffic accident in Ningbo years earlier.On Monday, a Chinese court sentenced…

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