Category: Drew Pavlou

Human Rights Activist Drew Pavlou Leaves UK After Being Stranded for 3 Weeks Over Alleged ‘Bomb Hoax’

An Australian human rights activist who said he was arrested in London because the Chinese embassy framed him for sending a fake bomb threat left the UK on Saturday. Drew Pavlou previously said he was told by London’s Metropolitan Police that he couldn’t leave the country. In two videos posted on Twitter on Saturday, Pavlou can…


Student Activist Detained Over Beijing-Linked Bomb Threat Receiving Consular Assistance

The Australian government has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to human rights activist Drew Pavlou after he was arrested in the UK on July 21 for allegedly issuing a fake bomb threat to the Chinese Embassy in London. The 23-year-old has been a vocal critic of the Chinese Communist Party in Australia after facing expulsion from…


Australian Human Rights Activist Arrested in London Over Allegation of ‘Bomb Threat’ by Chinese Embassy

Australian human rights activist Drew Pavlou said he was arrested in London on Thursday while protesting outside of the Chinese embassy over what he said was a fake bomb threat. In a series of Twitter posts published on Friday and Saturday, the 23-year-old vocal critic of the Chinese Communist Party said he was being set up….


Human Rights Activist Arrested in London Over Allegation of ‘Bomb Threat’ by Chinese Embassy

Australian human rights activist Drew Pavlou said he was arrested in London on Thursday while protesting outside of the Chinese embassy over what he said was a fake bomb threat. In a series of Twitter posts published on Friday and Saturday, the 23-year-old vocal critic of the Chinese Communist Party said he was being set up….


Human Rights Activist Drew Pavlou Arrested in London Over Allegation of ‘Bomb Threat’ by Chinese Embassy

A human rights activist said he was arrested in London on Thursday while protesting outside of the Chinese embassy over what he alleged was a fake bomb threat. Drew Pavlou, in a series of Twitter posts published on Friday and Saturday, said he was being set up. The 23-year-old Australian, a vocal critic of the…


Ugly Scenes at Australia-China Basketball Match After Human Rights Protest

Ugly scenes have erupted at a World Cup basketball qualifier between Australia and China after a Chinese “nationalist” spectator decided to get personal with a human rights protestor. Seven protestors—including student activist Drew Pavlou—waved the Tibetan flag, held signs, and shouted “Free Hong Kong” and  “Hong Kong independence” during the game at John Cain Arena…


Tributes Flow for Deceased Australian Senator and ‘China Hawk’ Kimberley Kitching

Tributes have poured in from human rights advocates and across the political spectrum for Australian Senator Kimberley Kitching. Kitching, one of the most vocal critics of Beijing’s human rights record in the Australian Labor Party (ALP), passed away from a suspected heart attack on March 10, aged 52. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Victorian…


Chinese Student Caught Tearing Down Pro-Hong Kong Democracy Posters From Australian University

An overseas Chinese student has been captured on video tearing down posters supporting democracy and freedom in Hong Kong and China at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia—an incident highlighting the ongoing influence of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) indoctrination has had on the Chinese people. The video was posted on the Twitter account…


Tennis Australia Lifts Its Ban on Peng Shuai T-shirts Following Widespread Backlash

Tennis Australia (TA) has overturned its ban on spectators wearing the “Where is Peng Shuai?” t-shirts but will not yet support the display of protest banners on the issue. This comes after the tournament experienced intense criticism for defending the Australian Open security guard, who confiscated a pro-Peng Shuai banner of two spectators and asked…


Tennis Australia Lifts Ban on Peng Shuai T-Shirts After Widespread Backlash

Tennis Australia (TA) has overturned its ban on spectators wearing the “Where is Peng Shuai?” t-shirts but will not yet support the display of protest banners on the issue. This comes after the tournament experienced intense criticism for defending the Australian Open security guard, who confiscated a pro-Peng Shuai banner of two spectators and asked…