Sir Iain Duncan Smith calls for Magnitsky sanctions against Chinese officials implicated in evidence from Xinjiang to send a signal that the free world will not tolerate China’s treatment of its Uyghur population.
Following the Prime Minister's statement on new covd-19 measures, Sir Iain Duncan Smith calls on the Government to give GPs more access to the antivirals remdesivir and ivermectin to reduce the likelihood of people needing to go into hospital.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP leads a on China’s rapid expansion of the labour programme in Tibet and calls for Magnitsky sanctions including travel bans and asset freezes against individual Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses in Tibet and Xinjiang.
Following the Government statement on the UK’s commitment to its legal obligations under the Northern Ireland protocol, Sir Iain Duncan Smith highlights a clause in the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 in which the Government reserved the right to make clarifications and urges the Government to dispute the EU interpretation that state aid rules would be extended to Great Britain.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith calls on the Government to make China, Hong Kong and human rights a priority. He says “The freedom of people and the imposition of dictatorial regimes should always be our number one cry. We should speak out when others are not able to have the freedoms that we take for granted.”
Sir Iain Duncan Smith leads a group of Parliamentarians from the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) in writing to the Foreign Secretary calling for Magnitsky sanctions against officials in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region responsible for the erosion of democracy and curtailment of freedoms and rights in Hong Kong.