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Recent Arrests In Turkey

EDM number 2400 in 2010-12, proposed by Hywel Williams on 08/11/2011.
Categorised under the topics of International politics and government and Middle East.

That this House deplores the recent arrest by the Turkish authorities of the respected professor and Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Assembly member Bsra Ersanli and the veteran publisher and writer Ragip Zarakolu; believes that the arrest of two such distinguished figures in Turkish public life has rightly provoked outrage inside the country; notes that there are growing calls inside Turkey for an end to the policy of confrontation and of sweeping criminalisation of Kurdish organisations and for a move to reconciliation and conflict resolution through negotiation; and urges the Government to lend its support to those calls and for it to make clear to the Turkish government its disapproval of those arrests.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Hywel Williams08/11/2011ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Mark Durkan08/11/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Bob Russell08/11/2011ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Caroline Lucas08/11/2011Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
John McDonnell08/11/2011Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn08/11/2011Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Andrew George08/11/2011St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Jonathan Edwards09/11/2011Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Peter Bottomley09/11/2011Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Ronnie Campbell09/11/2011Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Alan Meale09/11/2011MansfieldLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins09/11/2011Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Shannon09/11/2011StrangfordDUPSigned
Margaret Ritchie09/11/2011South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John Leech10/11/2011Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton10/11/2011GowerLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner10/11/2011BolsoverLabourSigned
Mary Glindon15/11/2011North TynesideLabourSigned
Ian Lavery15/11/2011WansbeckLabourSigned
Katy Clark21/11/2011North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Mike Wood14/12/2011Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Paul Goggins25/01/2012Wythenshawe and Sale EastLabourSigned

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