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Human Rights Day 2010

EDM number 1114 in 2010-12, proposed by Fabian Hamilton on 01/12/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Asia.

That this House on the occasion of Human Rights Day on 10 December 2010, commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo for his unceasing non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights and democracy in China; notes and furthercommends the release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi; condemns the rise of arbitrary arrest and detention of intellectuals in China, Tibet and East Turkestan; urges the Chinese government to uphold the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to releaseimmediatelyLiu Xiaobo and all prisoners of conscience; and encourages the Government publicly to support Charter 08, co-authored by Liu Xiaobo and signed by 300 Chinese intellectuals, which will bring about freedom, human rights and democracy for all the people of China, Tibet and East Turkestan.

This motion has been signed by a total of 38 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Fabian Hamilton01/12/2010Leeds North EastLabourProposed
Andrew George01/12/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley01/12/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon02/12/2010StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jonathan Edwards02/12/2010Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Jim Dobbin02/12/2010Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
Alan Meale03/12/2010MansfieldLabourSigned
Mark Williams03/12/2010CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Flynn06/12/2010Newport WestLabourSigned
Tom Blenkinsop06/12/2010Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Martin Caton07/12/2010GowerLabourSigned
Mark Durkan07/12/2010FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
David Crausby07/12/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn07/12/2010Islington NorthLabourSigned
Marsha Singh07/12/2010Bradford WestLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn08/12/2010JarrowLabourSigned
Naomi Long08/12/2010Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/12/2010Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Lady Hermon09/12/2010North DownIndependentSigned
Lindsay Roy09/12/2010GlenrothesLabourSigned
Michael Weir09/12/2010AngusScottish National PartySigned
Mike Gapes09/12/2010Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Jim Dowd09/12/2010Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Michael Connarty09/12/2010Linlithgow and East FalkirkLabourSigned
John McDonnell09/12/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd09/12/2010Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Margaret Ritchie09/12/2010South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John Hemming13/12/2010Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark13/12/2010North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Kate Green13/12/2010Stretford and UrmstonLabourSigned
Karl Turner13/12/2010Kingston upon Hull EastLabourSigned
Tessa Munt15/12/2010WellsLiberal DemocratSigned
Eric Illsley16/12/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
Cathy Jamieson16/12/2010Kilmarnock and LoudounLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas16/12/2010Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Stephen Williams16/12/2010Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Lloyd16/12/2010EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Linda Riordan26/01/2011HalifaxLabourSigned

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