Source: Red Star News
Original title: Chinese Embassy in Sweden: Rui Fang has not responded to police brutality by Chinese tourists so far.
According to the Global Times, on September 2, a Chinese citizen, Mr. Zeng, and his parents, a family of three, traveled to Sweden and were roughly treated by the Swiss civil servants after arriving. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and the Embassy in Sweden have paid close attention to the safety and legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens in Switzerland and have made solemn representations to the Swiss side. But Zhang Lei, director of the Consular Department of the Chinese Embassy in Sweden, told a Red Star news reporter this afternoon that the embassy had not received any response from the Swedish side at present. The embassy was deeply puzzled by this and once again urged the Swiss side to take immediate action.
Zhang Lei told Red Star News that the Chinese Embassy in Sweden was deeply shocked and indignant at the rude treatment of three Chinese tourists in Stockholm by Swedish police in the early morning of September 2 and strongly condemned the Swedish police for their actions. The Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China have made solemn representations to the Swedish government in Stockholm and Beijing, stressing that the above-mentioned acts of the Swedish police seriously violate the safety of life and fundamental human rights of Chinese citizens, and demanding that the Swedish government immediately investigate the incident thoroughly and respond promptly to the severe punishment, apology and compensation offered by the Chinese citizens concerned. Compensation requirements. However, the embassy has not received any response from the Swiss side.
"We are deeply puzzled that the Swiss side has not taken the initiative to give feedback to China on this matter so far. We hope that the Swiss side will act in accordance with the law and once again urge the Swiss side to take immediate action to ensure the safety and legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens in Switzerland." Zhang Lei said that the embassy has repeatedly made representations to the Swedish authorities, but do not apologize, the other side has not even objective statements on the matter so far.
Red Star News correspondent noted that the Swedish Embassy issued a reminder on the 14th that in recent years, Chinese tourists in Sweden have been stolen and robbed frequently, suffering from property losses and security threats. It is once again reminded that Chinese citizens in Sweden must enhance safety awareness and enhance safety precautions. In case of emergency, please remain calm, keep evidence while ensuring your own safety, and report to the Embassy as soon as possible.
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