‘Smuggled’ poems by jailed Chinese-Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai published

A Swedish publisher has released a collection of poetry written by Chinese-Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai and “smuggled” out of China where he is currently incarcerated. The 11 poems, written in Chinese and translated to Swedish, focus on the author’s vision of Sweden, covering Norse myths, Swedish people and traditions as well as his reflections on life in […]

Swedish activists seek to rename square outside Chinese consulate after imprisoned bookseller Gui Minhai

A youth organisation in Sweden is campaigning for the local authorities to rename a square outside Gothenburg’s Chinese consulate after imprisoned Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai. A representative from the Liberal Party’s youth organisation Olle Johnson told HKFP that the group submitted a proposal to Gothenburg’s city committee and launched an online petition. Gui sold political […]



Interview: Only one breach of One Country Two Systems a ‘remarkable achievement’ says outgoing British consul

The outgoing British Consul-General Caroline Wilson has said it is a “remarkable achievement” that there has been only one breach of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle in the almost 20 years since its implementation. Wilson, who was stationed at the Beijing embassy just after the 1997 handover until 2000, said in an interview with HKFP: “It is always really […]


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