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Ogaden

EDM number 1073 in 2012-13, proposed by John McDonnell on 12/02/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Africa, Human rights, International politics and government and Security industry.

That this House expresses its concern at recent reports that the Department for International Development is considering tenders to train security forces in the Somali region of Ogaden, which include the Liyu police who, according to Amnesty International, have been implicated in serious human rights abuses against civilians, including extrajudicial killings, rape, torture and the destruction of villages; and calls on the Secretary of State for International Development to halt this expenditure of up to 15 million and meet with representatives of the Ogaden community in Britain to hear their anxieties about this proposed programme.

This motion has been signed by a total of 14 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John McDonnell12/02/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourProposed
Alan Meale13/02/2013MansfieldLabourSeconded
Martin Caton13/02/2013GowerLabourSeconded
Jonathan Edwards13/02/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Paul Flynn14/02/2013Newport WestLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins25/02/2013Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan25/02/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Katy Clark26/02/2013North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie26/02/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Alasdair McDonnell27/02/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Ian Lavery27/02/2013WansbeckLabourSigned
George Galloway28/02/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
John Leech07/03/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn22/03/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned

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