IPAC calls for EU-Taiwan bilateral investment agreement

To: Ursula von der Leyen President of the European Commission Charles Michel President of the European Council Valdis Dombrovskis European Commissioner for Trade CC: Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative for Foreign Affairs / Vice-President of the European Commission September 21, 2022 Re: EU-Taiwan Bilateral Investment Agreement Dear President Von der Leyen, President Michel, Vice-President & […]

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IPAC DC Summit Communique: ‘Campaigning blueprint’ to confront Beijing

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ALLIANCE OF LEGISLATORS FROM 30 COUNTRIES AGREES ‘CAMPAIGNING BLUEPRINT’ TO CONFRONT BEIJING  At 2pm EST on 14th September the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) adopted a communique setting out a plan of action to address the behavior of the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).  The communique addresses […]

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Statement on the release of the UN OHCHR assessment of human rights concerns in the Uyghur Region

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) welcomes the long-awaited publication of the UN Office for the High Commissioner on Human Rights’ Assessment of human rights concerns in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China (PRC). In spite of repeated efforts by the PRC government to block, delay and smear the report, the assessment […]

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IPAC launches Indo-Pacific forum in response to PRC’s growing influence in the region

Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) from Australia, India, Japan and New Zealand have today announced the launch of an Indo-Pacific forum for legislators. The IPAC Indo-Pacific Forum will deepen joint efforts in defending and enhancing the liberal rules-based order, shared values of democracy, freedom of expression and the rule of law. The […]

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IPAC statement on PRC military aggression in the Taiwan Strait

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) expresses grave concern at the recent escalation of military threats against Taiwan by the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The actions of the PRC military have been the most provocative in decades, with live fire exercises across the Taiwan Strait, repeated sending of warplanes across the […]

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IPAC statement on the UN Human Rights Committee review of Hong Kong

IPAC STATEMENT ON THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE PERIODIC REVIEW OF HONG KONG  The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) welcomes the concluding observations of the United Nations Human Rights Committee fourth periodic review of Hong Kong’s commitments under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and fully supports its recommendations.  The review confirms […]

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IPAC statement on further evidence of abuses committed by the XPCC

STATEMENT ON FURTHER EVIDENCE OF ABUSES COMMITTED BY THE XINJIANG PRODUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION CORPS  A paper published today by Sheffield Hallam University has revealed further evidence detailing the role of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) in implementing the Chinese government’s brutal campaign of persecution against the Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minorities […]

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Statement on the 23rd anniversary of the persecution of the Falun Gong

Today marks the solemn anniversary of the beginning of the Chinese government’s brutal campaign of persecution against Falun Gong practitioners. 23 years later, we remember all those in China who have been denied freedom of religious belief.  Over the past two decades, hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong practitioners have been imprisoned, with many subjected […]

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European Parliament calls for new sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for Xinjiang atrocities

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY 09 JUNE 2022 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR NEW SANCTIONS ON CHINESE OFFICIALS RESPONSIBLE FOR XINJIANG ATROCITIES Following the release of the Xinjiang Police Files, an overwhelming majority of the European Parliament adopted its strongest language yet concerning the ongoing gross human rights violations in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region […]

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