Missing bookseller hits out at Sweden in arranged interview
February 11, 2018
BEIJING (AP) — A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of an escalating row between Western governments and China has accused Sweden of using him as a "chess piece" in a media appearance arranged by Chinese police.
Gui Minhai, a Hong Kong-based publisher who sold books of salacious gossip about Chinese leaders, told several outlets including the South China Morning Post on Friday that he never wanted to leave China and that Stockholm has been using his case to "create trouble" for China's government.
The statement from Gui, who spoke in a detention facility flanked by police, was imme...