IPAC Weekly Newsletter: 04 December 2020

AustraliaIPAC launched a campaign to buy Australian wine in solidarity with the country as it endures a fresh round of sanctions from China. Our viral video, featuring IPAC members from 12 countries, has been covered widely in international media including the BBC, CNN and the Guardian. The campaign received support from the White House National […]

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Statement on the sentencing of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China condemns the arrest and sentencing of Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam. The punishments given are illegitimate and wholly disproportionate with the actions that the Hong Kong authorities claim to be crimes. This sentence has made a mockery of the rule of law in the city […]

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IPAC leads global campaign to buy Australian wine in stand against Chinese government bullying

Politicians from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) have launched a global campaign urging people to buy Australian wine as the country withstands intense pressure from the Chinese government. IPAC represents more than 200 MPs from 19 countries. The campaign was announced in a video featuring IPAC members calling on their compatriots to give up […]

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IPAC Weekly Newsletter: 27 November 2020

CanadaIPAC co-chair Garnett Genuis MP addressed the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, raising concerns of ‘elite capture’ and the attempts of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department to illegitimately influence democratic processes. European UnionIPAC co-chair Reinhard Bütikofer MEP spoke at the European Parliament calling for sanctions on Chinese government officials in response to the expulsion […]

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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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