Foreign passport no amulet in China - Global Times


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  • Thursday, 08 Feb 2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Western countries should educate naturalised citizens that their new passport is no "amulet" in China, a hawkish Chinese newspaper said on Thursday, suggesting that detained Swedish citizen Gui Minhai may have thought his foreign passport could shield him from Chinese law.

China confirmed on Tuesday that it had detained Gui, a Hong Kong-based bookseller, after his daughter said Chinese police had seized him from a train last month.

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