IPAC Newsletter 18 June 2021

IPAC G7 Summit impactIPAC was established to push democratic states to take a united stance on the challenges posed by the Chinese Communist Party. One year on, these calls were echoed at the G7 Summit. A number of points raised in a letter from the IPAC Co-Chairs to G7 leaders were answered at the G7 Summit, including:  An […]

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Belgian Parliament declares Uyghurs at risk of Genocide

The Belgian Parliament has declared Uyghurs and other minority groups in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) to be victims of Crimes Against Humanity and at serious risk of Genocide. The motion was passed with near unanimity, with only the Communist Party not voting in favour.  The motion cites evidence documenting a dramatic decline in […]

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Czech Senate declares China perpetrating Genocide on Uyghurs ahead of key vote in Belgian Parliament

The Czech Senate has voted unanimously on a motion labelling the Chinese government’s treatment of Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minorities as amounting to Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. The move comes as the Belgian Parliament prepares for a showdown on a resolution condemning human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region tomorrow.  The motion, […]

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IPAC Newsletter 11 June 2021

IPAC LAUNCHES WINTER OLYMPICS ACTION ACROSS 11 PARLIAMENTSThis week IPAC Members announced a series of parliamentary actions addressing the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in light of severe human rights abuses taking place in the Uyghur Region and elsewhere in China.  In the United States a bipartisan resolution led by Representatives Tom Malinowski and Mike Gallagher called on the […]

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Statement on the intimidation of Uyghur witnesses

Today the government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region hosted a press conference claiming to feature the family and friends of Uyghur exiles abroad. Those present spoke against Uyghurs and other survivors who had recently provided testimony to the Uyghur Tribunal, an independent investigation into alleged Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity in the Uyghur Region. […]

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IPAC leads calls on G7 to reform global supply chains in light of Uyghur abuses

Parliamentarians from each of the G7 member states have called on their governments to reform supply chain legislation and support infrastructure projects in the developing world in response to China’s growing influence on the global stage. The joint letter, co-ordinated by the cross-party Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), is addressed to leaders participating in the […]

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IPAC coordinates legislative actions on Beijing Olympics across 11 parliaments

An international network of parliamentarians has announced a series of coordinated legislative actions on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in light of widespread human rights abuses, with parliamentary interventions across 11 legislatures including the US, Canada, United Kingdom and European Union announced today. In a statement launching the campaign, the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) […]

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IPAC Statement on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

The Olympic Games are an opportunity for people across the world to unite in a shared celebration of sport, friendship and solidarity – a celebration which should transcend national and political divides.  We, the Co-Chairs of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, are of the shared belief that this cannot be reconciled with holding the Games […]

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IPAC Newsletter 28 May 2021

IPAC GlobalIPAC released a statement in response to the passing of Hong Kong’s ‘patriot’ electoral reform laws. IPAC condemns attempts to turn Hong Kong into a fabricated and hollowed out democracy and calls on governments to take joint punitive economic actions to hold the Chinese government accountable. European UnionOver 20 IPAC members representing nine EU Member States […]

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