The Chinese embassy in Canberra said China does not welcome people who challenge its sovereignty. Photo: AFPThe Chinese embassy in Canberra said China does not welcome people who challenge its sovereignty. Photo: AFP
The Chinese embassy in Canberra said China does not welcome people who challenge its sovereignty. Photo: AFP

China rebukes barred Australian lawmakers, demands repentance for criticism

  • Parliamentarians denied entry for Beijing study trip must ‘genuinely repent and redress their mistakes’ if dialogue is to take place, embassy says
  • Think tank behind the visit blames media attention for visa problems

Topic |   China-Australia relations
The Chinese embassy in Canberra said China does not welcome people who challenge its sovereignty. Photo: AFPThe Chinese embassy in Canberra said China does not welcome people who challenge its sovereignty. Photo: AFP
The Chinese embassy in Canberra said China does not welcome people who challenge its sovereignty. Photo: AFP
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