China says Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai under 'coercive measures'

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Posted: Feb 06, 2018 2:41 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday said that Swedish citizen and Hong Kong-based bookseller Gui Minhai is under "coercive measures", a euphemism for detention, after his daughter said Chinese police seized him last month.

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang was speaking at a regular briefing in Beijing.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Christian Shepherd; Editing by Nick Macfie)