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How Should Australia Respond to China’s Arbitrary Detentions?
August 18, 2021

How Should Australia Respond to China’s Arbitrary Detentions?

By Grant Wyeth
One option for countries like Australia and Canada is to boycott the upcoming Winter Olympics. 

UN Working Group Finds Kadyr Yusupov’s Detention in Uzbekistan Arbitrary
June 17, 2021

UN Working Group Finds Kadyr Yusupov’s Detention in Uzbekistan Arbitrary

By Catherine Putz
The working group called on Uzbek authorities to immediately release the former diplomat.
Australia Joins Declaration Condemning Arbitrary Detention
February 26, 2021

Australia Joins Declaration Condemning Arbitrary Detention

By Joshua Mcdonald
In recent weeks, Australian citizens have been detained in China and Myanmar. 

Petition Filed With UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Behalf of Kadyr Yusupov
December 11, 2020

Petition Filed With UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Behalf of Kadyr Yusupov

By Catherine Putz
Yusupov, a former Uzbek diplomat, was convicted of treason in a closed trial after making a confession under pressure following a suicide attempt.

Chinese-born Australian CCTV Journalist Detained in China 
September 02, 2020

Chinese-born Australian CCTV Journalist Detained in China 

By Associated Press
Australian officials say Cheng Lei has been detained by Chinese authorities, but the reason has not been made clear.

Is It Safe for Australians to Travel to China?
July 09, 2020

Is It Safe for Australians to Travel to China?

By Grant Wyeth
This week, Canberra issued a travel warning that Australians could face “arbitrary detention” in China.

Why Did China Charge an Australian Blogger With Espionage?
August 27, 2019

Why Did China Charge an Australian Blogger With Espionage?

By Grant Wyeth
The arrest of Yang will be a test of Canberra's resolve in pushing back against Beijing's use of arbitrary detention.
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