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CHINA: NEW REPORT ON THE CCP’S CAMPAIGN TO SUPPRESS UYGHUR BIRTHRATES IN XINJIANG

CHINA: NEW REPORT ON THE CCP’S CAMPAIGN TO SUPPRESS UYGHUR BIRTHRATES IN XINJIANG

  IPAC releases report on sterilisation of Muslim minorities in China; commits to political action Wed. July 1st, 12 AM: Press conference at Italian Senate New evidence suggesting that the Chinese Government is pursuing a birth-prevention program targeted at Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region, was released today by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) and in its Italian version

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Armando Armas: Is Hong Kong the New Tiananmen?

Armando Armas: Is Hong Kong the New Tiananmen?

What follow is the English version of an article by Armando Armas, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of Venezuela and honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, published on June 7 in La Gran Epoca on the repression in Hong Kong, and the abuse of violence by the Chinese

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Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China launched

Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China launched

The membership of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China has ballooned to over 100 legislators from 13 countries, in under a week. The rise makes the alliance the single largest bloc of politicians concerned about the rise of China. At the time of launching, on 6 June, the alliance was made up of 18 legislators from 9 countries. It now stands

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Embajador Giulio Terzi escribe al Presidente Juan Guaidó

Embajador Giulio Terzi escribe al Presidente Juan Guaidó

Carta enviada en ocasión del foro: “Venezuela, esperanzas y lecciones. Hacia un nuevo relato democràtico en America Latina” (English version below) Roma, 11 de Junio 2020 Excelentisimo Presidente Juan Gerardo Guaidò Marquéz, Estimado Comisionado Julio Andrés Borges, Su Excelencia Embajador Antonio Ecarri, Antes de todo, los agradezco inmensamente por organizar una tan prestigiosa conferencia, que es una vez mas testimonio

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Italian MPs support an international appeal for Hong Kong

Italian MPs support an international appeal for Hong Kong

Lord Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong, has called for a United Nations special envoy to be appointed to defend human rights in the city amid a growing international outcry against China’s move to impose a controversial national security law intended to crush dissent. “The establishment of an international contact group to coordinate a global response would

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International appeal on the “flagrant breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration”

International appeal on the “flagrant breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration”

A cross-party international coalition of 682 parliamentarians and policymakers from 36 countries today issued a statement decrying Beijing’s “unilateral introduction of national security legislation in Hong Kong”, and calling for sympathetic governments to unite against this “flagrant breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration”. Led by the former Governor of Hong Kong, Lord Patten, and the former UK Foreign Secretary, Sir

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Ten years of questions and answers at the House of Commons

Ten years of questions and answers at the House of Commons

In October 2019, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, made the following statement: “citizens are becoming ever more visible to their governments, but not the other way around.” Federica Donati set out to analyze the Prime Minister’s Question Time (PMQs) from 2010 to 2020 because it is deemed to be a way of subjecting

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The Right to Know officially tabled at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

The Right to Know officially tabled at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

This morning, the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe elected Senator Roberto Rampi as general rapporteur on the Report on “Freedom of Media, Public Trust and the People’s Right to Know“. The draft resolution, which will be redacted and examined within the Committee, will then be brought before the Strasbourg

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