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IPAC Statement on Attempts to Implicate Secretariat Members in the Trial of Jimmy Lai

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) strongly condemns attempts to implicate members of its secretariat in the sham trial of UK citizen Jimmy Lai.  The naming of IPAC executive director Luke de Pulford and IPAC’s Japan director, Shiori Yamao (now Kanno), together with other human rights defenders as “co-conspirators” in Mr Lai’s trial is an […]

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Statement on HKSAR Arrest Warrants for Eight Exiled Human Rights Defenders

Today the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) learned with dismay that arrest warrants had been issued by the Hong Kong National Security Police for eight human rights defenders. The news confirms fears of Hongkongers abroad and represents a dangerous escalation in Beijing’s global war on dissent. IPAC repudiates accusations of “collusion with foreign forces”, (incitement […]

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Statement on the Third Anniversary of the National Security Law

With deep regret, the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) recalls the imposition of the National Security Law in Hong Kong. The past three years mark a severe deterioration in fundamental rights in the city. Over 50 civil society organisations have disbanded, over 1000 political prisoners have been imprisoned and numerous media outlets have ceased operations. […]

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