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Department of Foreign Affairs rejects demand from permanent Australian

Sonntag, Dezember 15th, 2019

Department of Foreign Affairs rejects demand from permanent Australian

Yuan Xiaoliang and her spouse Yang Hengjun

ABC News: Georgina Piper

Australia rejected a obtain consular assistance as Chinese authorities circled in on an Australian permanent resident attempting to go out of the united states.


  • Yuan Xiaoliang, the spouse of a Australian author being held in Asia, desired assistance from DFAT, based on her lawyer
  • Permanent residents are just supplied consular help in unique circumstances
  • Her attorney argues her being detained and interrogated “comprises a crisis”

Yuan Xiaoliang, the spouse of an Australian journalist whom is detained in Beijing, attemptedto fly away from China simply times ago but had been stopped by edge safety officials.

Her Australian-based attorney Rob Stary stated that they had expected Australia for assorted kinds of assistance amid concerns on her behalf welfare, “to aid Mrs Yuan in departing from Asia — that would be to offer her advice — to escort her if essential to the airport, and next, to offer her refuge when you look at the Australian embassy,” Mr Stary told AM.

Mr Stary stated officials declined to supply assistance that is consular.

“they do say she actually is a Chinese nationwide, and being an australian resident that is permanent state she does not have an entitlement to work out that right of consular assistance.”

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