MPs call out China for systematic breaches of human rights
Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Liberal Party member for Menzies, Victoria, who yesterday moved a bipartisan motion condemning China for its abuse of human rights and inhumane treatment of the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of Western China.
Joining Labor MP Chris Hayes, this marked the strongest ever condemnation by the Australian Parliament of the Chinese government’s treatment of Uighurs.
‘This is not a party-political issue, it is an issue of basic human rights. This is a time when the Parliament should speak with one voice says’, Mr Andrews.
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