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MPs criticise cyber agency for not aiding China rights group after it was hacked

Ipac’s website went offline following comments about lawyer Christine Lee reportedly seeking to influence MPs

Members of a cross-party China human rights group have accused Britain’s cybersecurity agency of “failing to respond” with help after their website was taken offline this week in an attack they fear came from Beijing.

MPs from the Inter Parliamentary Alliance on China (Ipac) said the incident took place on Tuesday, days after the group had said publicly it was “deeply disturbed” by reports that an Anglo-Chinese lawyer had been trying to improperly influence parliamentarians in the UK.

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