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Chinese Australians scared to speak out for fear family members in China will be targeted, paper says

Thirty people claim to be victims of Communist party intimidation in Australia but only three reported it to local authorities

Dozens of people including Chinese Australians have been victims of Chinese Communist party intimidation in Australia, according to a policy paper published by the China Matters thinktank.

The cases include a dissident who said he received a message from a Chinese Ministry of Public Security official the day after he attended a Tiananmen memorial in Australia in 2019, warning that his actions would have an impact on his family.

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