> A Hong Kong based book seller seized by Chinese agents again. According to his daughter, taken from a train on Saturday even as he was being escorted by two diplomats from Sweden. Gui Minhai was first abducted on holiday in Thailand three years ago. He's both a Chinese and Swedish citizen.
Now his daughter says ten plainclothes officers took while he was traveling to Beijing. She also says he was being escorted by the diplomats to seek medical attention for a neurological disorder. He was one of five booksellers based in Hong Kong that went missing in 2015. Gui was then accused by Chinese state media of publishing books on the personal lives of Communist Party leaders.
He later appeared in custody on the Chinese mainland confessing to a drunk driving death on state TV, which his family denies. Chinese officials said he was released last October. His where about since then have been unclear. Gui's daughter Angela told the New York Times he'd been kept in China, and forced to report regularly to police.
She also told them, quote, I just know that things have taken a very drastic turn for the worse.