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Human Rights Campaigner Sr Marcelo Freixo

EDM number 1404 in 2008-09, proposed by Mark Hendrick on 30/04/2009.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights and Latin America.

That this House praises the work of Sr. Marcelo Freixo, a human rights defender and elected official in Rio de Janiero, who has campaigned tenaciously for human rights in his state; commends his role as President of the Parliamentary Commission investigating the violence perpetrated by paramilitary militias in Rio de Janeiro's shanty towns; encourages the Brazilian government to ensure that effective protection is provided for Sr Freixo in the face of serious threats to his life; encourages the Brazilian government to respect and act on the findings of the Commission; and urges the Brazilian government to address the violence suffered by residents of shanty towns across Brazil.

This motion has been signed by a total of 28 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Mark Hendrick30/04/2009PrestonLabourProposed
Ken Purchase30/04/2009Wolverhampton North EastLabourSeconded
Ian Stewart30/04/2009EcclesLabourSeconded
Anthony D Wright30/04/2009Great YarmouthLabourSeconded
David Cairns30/04/2009InverclydeLabourSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd05/05/2009Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Martin Caton05/05/2009GowerLabourSigned
Ann Cryer05/05/2009KeighleyLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore05/05/2009HendonLabourSigned
Mike Hancock05/05/2009Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Bottomley05/05/2009Worthing WestConservativeSigned
David Drew06/05/2009StroudLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil06/05/2009Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Phil Willis06/05/2009Harrogate and KnaresboroughLiberal DemocratSigned
Robert Wareing06/05/2009Liverpool, West DerbyIndependentSigned
Rudi Vis06/05/2009Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins06/05/2009TamworthLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn06/05/2009JarrowLabourSigned
Alan Simpson06/05/2009Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins07/05/2009Luton NorthLabourSigned
Simon Hughes07/05/2009North Southwark and BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Flynn07/05/2009Newport WestLabourSigned
John Hemming07/05/2009Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech07/05/2009Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Betty Williams11/05/2009ConwyLabourSigned
Eric Illsley01/06/2009Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Bill Etherington01/06/2009Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Mary CreaghUnknownWithdrawn

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