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Australians detained in China

Bob Brown 24 Aug 2011

Senator Bob Brown
Leader of the Australian Greens

Notice of Motion

24 August 2011

I give notice that on the next day of sitting I shall move that –

The Senate:

  1. Note that a series of Australian citizens have been arrested and held in prison in China in recent years without prompt notification to the Australian government; and
  2. Calls on China to fulfil its diplomatic obligation and promptly notify Australia if any Australian citizen is apprehended in the future.


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