Alle verdens borgere kan nå arresteres for kritikk av Kinas kommunistparti

This article is reproduced with the permission of the author. An original version of this article was published in the Aftenposten on the 12th July 2020 and is available here. Kina har brutt avtalen om «Ett land, to systemer» for Hongkong. Vi må gi asyl til demokratiforkjempere som nå er i fare. Kina har gjennomlevd dramatiske […]

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To expose China’s secrecy, demand reciprocal access to Tibet

This opinion piece was originally published by Euractiv on June 15, 2020. It is reproduced with the permission of the publishers. The full article can be accessed here. Since long before the COVID-19 crisis began, the Chinese government has been permitting only select groups of foreign visitors into Tibet. But now that, as widely reported by […]

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The Bear in the Room

This article is reproduced with the permission of the publishers. The original article was published in Australian Polity, Volume 8, Number 1. It can be surprising at how fast events that significantly change perceptions can occur. Take the attitude to China. For years, many in the west assumed that the Middle Kingdom would liberalise politically as […]

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Statement from Simon O’Connor MP and Louisa Wall MP

“As co-chairs of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China for New Zealand, we joined last week with colleagues from ten other legislatures which have extradition treaties with Hong Kong to discuss the impact of the national security law. We are calling on the New Zealand government to confirm that there will be no extraditions made to […]

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IPAC leads calls for Xinjiang action

Legislators from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) have been leading calls for urgent political action in response to evidence suggesting a Chinese Government birth prevention programme in the Xinjiang-Uyghur Autonomous Region. The report, authored by IPAC advisor Professor Adrian Zenz and published by the Associated Press, found a sharp fall in birth rates among ethnic […]

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IPAC coordinates global response to HK security law

Today’s passing of national security legislation for Hong Kong in China’s National People’s Congress was met with severe condemnation and calls to action from members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC). Senior politicians from the 15 parliaments represented by IPAC signed a joint statement expressing their grave concern at this development, calling the new law a […]

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IPAC releases report on sterilisation of Muslim minorities in China; commits to political action

New evidence suggesting that the Chinese Government is pursuing a birth-prevention program targeted at Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region, was released today by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC). The research, conducted by Professor Adrian Zenz – one of the world’s leading experts on the situation facing minorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region […]

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What the China-India Border Clashes Mean for All of Us

After deadly clashes with the Chinese military in the Himalayas, the world’s democracies must stand with India. The clashes between Indian and Chinese troops on June 15th mark the first use of deadly force by the Chinese military against a neighboring state in the 21st Century. While these events have taken many by surprise, General […]

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IPAC reaches 100 member watershed

The membership of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China has ballooned to over 100 legislators from 13 countries, in under a week. The rise makes the alliance the single largest bloc of politicians concerned about Beijing’s increasingly assertive behaviour. At the time of launching, last Friday, the alliance was made up of 18 legislators from 9 […]

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Uyghurs for sale: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang

This article is an excerpt from a report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang, Canberra, March 2020. Available online at the ASPI website. It has been reproduced with the permission of the authors: Vicky Xiuzhong Xu with Danielle Cave, James Leibold, Kelsey Munro and Nathan Ruser. Since 2017, more […]

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