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China sentences Hong Kong bookseller to 10 years in jail

Court says Gui Minhai, also a Swedish citizen, provided intelligence overseas

A protest outside the Chinese Liaison Office in Hong Kong in 2016. The Swedish citizen was seized by plainclothes police while in the company of Swedish diplomats.   © Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) -- A Chinese court sentenced Chinese-born Swedish citizen Gui Minhai to 10 years in jail for illegally providing intelligence overseas on Monday, the Ningbo Intermediate People's Court said in a statement on its website.

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