IPAC Weekly Newsletter: 20 November 2020

AustraliaIPAC members Reinhard Bütikofer MEP and Sen. Marco Rubio made press statements expressing solidarity with the Australian people as the country withstands renewed pressure from the Chinese government.  CanadaIPAC Canada members were instrumental in ensuring the passage of a non-binding motion calling on the Canadian government to ban Huawei’s 5G within 30 days. CzechiaIPAC co-chairs Jan Lipavský MP […]

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IPAC Weekly Newsletter: 13 November 2020

IPAC Global63 IPAC members representing 14 legislatures signed a letter calling on the International Criminal Court to accept a complaint alleging Chinese government Uyghur genocide in Xinjiang. The initiative received widespread press attention.  AustraliaIPAC members Sen. Kimberley Kitching, Tim Wilson MP and Sen. James Paterson made statements to the media urging Australia to take tough action […]

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Statement on the expulsion of opposition lawmakers from the Hong Kong Legislative Council

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China condemns in the strongest possible terms the disqualification of four pro-democracy legislators from the Hong Kong Legislative Council. We stand in solidarity with the lawmakers expelled and with all the Hong Kong people in this difficult time.   The expulsion of democratically elected representatives is an unacceptable assault on the high […]

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IPAC calls on International Criminal Court to accept case investigating suspected genocide against Uyghur Muslims

63 IPAC parliamentarians representing 14 countries have written to the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) urging her to accept a complaint alleging genocide against Uyghurs by China.  The complaint, brought by Rodney Dixon QC, provides detailed and extensive evidence that the Chinese government may be committing crimes amounting to genocide and other […]

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Statement on Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly and World Health Organization

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China urges the World Health Organization (WHO) to accept Taiwan’s participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly and full inclusion in WHO meetings, mechanisms and activities. Taiwan’s control of the outbreak presents a successful model that others around the world can aspire to. Case numbers and deaths have remained low throughout, […]

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IPAC releases report of forced labor in Tibet, demands action

New evidence suggesting that the Chinese Government is pursuing a Xinjiang style system of forced labor in Tibet, a region which until now has not been associated with such allegations, 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 […]

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IPAC statement of solidarity with the Australian people amidst intimidation from the People’s Republic of China

We, members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, stand in solidarity with the Australian people as they withstand intense pressure from the People’s Republic of China. In recent weeks China has implemented unwarranted trade sanctions against a number of Australian agricultural exports. This is just the latest instance in a disturbing pattern of behaviour whereby […]

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IPAC ensures Hong Kong and Xinjiang remain top of the agenda for Chinese Foreign Minister’s European tour

Yesterday China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi concluded a five capital tour of Europe. At each step of his journey, IPAC members sent a clear message: there can be no ‘business as usual’ while human rights abuses in Hong Kong and Xinjiang continue. Observers noted the success of IPAC members in disrupting China’s “European charm offensive”. […]

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UK parliamentarians finds Hong Kong police “indisputably” broke international human rights laws

The British parliament’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hong Kong has today announced the launch of a report into human rights abuses perpetrated by the Hong Kong Police Force against humanitarian and medical workers. The report concludes that the Hong Kong Police Force impeded the medical treatment of those who were in need and of the general […]

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