IPAC Newsletter 3rd December 2021

AUSTRALIA PASSES MAGNITSKY LAWS: Legislation to enable Australia to implement travel bans and asset freezes on perpetrators of human rights abuses passed with overwhelming cross-support. The moves follow successful campaigns from IPAC members Senator James Paterson, Senator Kimberley Kitching and Kevin Andrews MP, with calls to use the legislation against PRC officials responsible for abuses in the Uyghur […]

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IPAC Newsletter 26 November 2021

IPAC CALLS FOR REFORM IN WAKE OF INTERPOL ELECTION: IPAC has reiterated its calls for states to revoke extradition treaties with the PRC and Hong Kong following the election of senior PRC official Hu Binchen to the INTERPOL Executive Committee. IPAC has gained global press attention for its calls on democratic states to oppose Hu’s candidacy. IPAC statement.SCMP.Le Monde.ABC News. UK OPENS […]

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UK government says no plans for Ministers to attend Beijing Winter Olympics

UK GOVERNMENT SAYS NO PLANS FOR MINISTERS TO ATTEND BEIJING WINTER OLYMPICS  Jacob Rees-Mogg – the Leader of the House of Commons – confirmed that “no tickets have been booked” for UK government ministers to attend the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, speaking in the Chamber today.  The announcement was made in response to a question […]

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IPAC statement on the election of Hu Binchen to INTERPOL Executive Committee

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) is deeply concerned by the election of senior Chinese government official Hu Binchen to the INTERPOL Executive Committee at today’s General Assembly meeting.  The government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has repeatedly abused the INTERPOL Red Notice to persecute dissidents in exile. Hu’s election gives the PRC […]

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