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Arrest Of Editor In Kenya

EDM number 565 in 1990-91, proposed by David Steel on 05/03/1991.

That this House notes with regret that Kenya is continuing to lose its reputation as a model of enlightened Government on the continent of Africa; deplores the arrest of the editor of Nairobi Law Monthly, Mr Gitobu Imanyara, who has published mildly critical articles, and the confiscation of copies of the magazine; and calls on the Government of Kenya to cease such harrassment, to live with criticism and to release the editor forthwith.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

David Steel05/03/1991Tweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleProposed
Robert Maclennan05/03/1991Caithness and SutherlandSigned
Timothy Devlin05/03/1991Stockton SouthSigned
Peter Bottomley05/03/1991ElthamSigned
Peter Hardy06/03/1991WentworthSigned
Roy Hughes06/03/1991Newport EastSigned
David Knox06/03/1991Staffordshire MoorlandsSigned
Harry Cohen06/03/1991LeytonSigned
Andrew Faulds06/03/1991Warley EastSigned
Win Griffiths06/03/1991BridgendSigned
Ian Grist06/03/1991Cardiff CentralSigned
John Battle06/03/1991Leeds WestSigned
Andrew Hunter07/03/1991BasingstokeSigned
Alan Meale07/03/1991MansfieldSigned
Eric Illsley07/03/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Russell Johnston11/03/1991Inverness, Nairn and LochaberSigned
Ronnie Fearn12/03/1991SouthportSigned
David Alton12/03/1991Liverpool Mossley HillSigned
Joan Lestor13/03/1991EcclesSigned
Menzies Campbell14/03/1991Fife North EastSigned
Jim Wallace15/03/1991Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Richard Livsey20/03/1991Brecon and RadnorSigned
Martyn Jones18/04/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Alex Carlile23/04/1991MontgomerySigned
Harry BarnesUnknownWithdrawn

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