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Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai sentenced to ten years in Chinese jail

Hong Kong (CNN)A Chinese court has sentenced Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years in prison for "providing intelligence" overseas, in a case that is likely to reignite international criticism of Beijing's treatment of its critics.Gui, 55, was sentenced by a court in the eastern city of Ningbo. According to a court statement posted online, Gui pleaded guilty to the charge and said he would not appeal. Gui was one of five Hong Kong-based booksellers who went missing in late 2015, before resurfacing in Chinese police custody. Known as the Causeway Bay Books disappearances, all five of those missing were linked to a Hong Kong bookstore owned by publisher Mighty Current, best known for gossipy titles about China's ruling elite, including Pr ...
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