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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IPAC Newsletter 19 November 2021

IPAC LEADS GLOBAL OPPOSITION TO PRC INTERPOL BID: IPAC members called on their governments to oppose the candidacy of PRC official Hu Binchen to the INTERPOL Executive Committee at the organisation’s General Assembly later this month. The letter, signed by 50 parliamentarians from over 20 countries, warned that the PRC’s abuse of the INTERPOL Red Notice system is […]

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Statement on the safety and wellbeing of athlete Peng Shuai

We, members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), are deeply concerned for the safety and wellbeing of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.  Peng has not been seen or heard in public since she alleged on social media that a former vice-premier of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Zhang Gaoli, had sexually assaulted her. […]

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Parliamentarians raise global alarm at PRC INTERPOL election bid

Parliamentarians and activists from around the world have launched a global campaign to oppose the candidacy of Hu Binchen, a Deputy Director General at China’s Ministry of Public Security, to the INTERPOL Executive Committee at its General Assembly session later this month. 50 legislators from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) have penned a joint […]

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IPAC Newsletter 12 November 2021

UK SAFE HAVEN BID FOR YOUNG HONG KONGERS: A cross-party group of UK MPs led by IPAC member Damian Green have tabled an amendment to extend the British Nationals (Overseas) visa scheme to young Hong Kongers who have one or more parents holding a BN(O) passport. The amendment would allow those born after the 1997 handover – who […]

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IPAC calls on Ukraine to block deportation of Kazakh asylum seeker

The Presidential Office of Ukraine Kyiv 11 November 2021 RE: Kazakh asylum seeker at risk of deportation to P. R. China Dear President Volodymyr Zelensky,  We, Members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), write to you to express our concern about the ongoing case of Yilisen Aierken (Аєркен Їлісен), who is currently seeking asylum […]

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IPAC Newsletter 01 November 2021

IPAC LEGISLATORS GATHER IN ROME FOR G20: Last week saw the first in-person meeting of the IPAC co-chairs, with legislators from 14 countries meeting in Rome ahead of the G20 Summit. The conference gained global press attention, with IPAC releasing an alternative G20 communiqué in video format. The Guardian.The Globe and Mail.Le Monde.Formiche. INDIA JOINS IPAC: The world’s largest democracy is now represented in IPAC. Founding members […]

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IPAC Statement on Reforming International Supply Chains

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) welcomes the dialogue and statement made by democratic states at the G20 World Leaders’ Summit on the need to increase the transparency, diversity and security of international supply chains.  From the growing of cotton to the production of solar energy, widespread forced labour abuses in the Uyghur Region have […]

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Statement: India joins IPAC

STATEMENT ON THE ASCENSION OF INDIAN LEGISLATORS TO THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY ALLIANCE ON CHINA (IPAC)  It is our privilege today to lead the first group of Indian legislators to join the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China. The government of the People’s Republic of China poses an unprecedented challenge to human rights and the international rules based order.  […]

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Parliamentarians from 22 countries lead ‘Do Not Extradite’ pledge

PLEDGE TO ADVOCATE ON BEHALF OF PERSECUTED GROUPS AT RISK OF EXTRADITION TO THE PRC AND HONG KONG The government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is carrying out a global campaign of threats and intimidation against Uyghurs, Tibetans, Hong Kongers, Chinese dissidents and other activists abroad. Those extradited or deported to the PRC […]

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