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Human Rights Violations In Kachin State, Burma

EDM number 763 in 2012-13, proposed by Virendra Kumar Sharma on 22/11/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Asia and Human rights.

That this House is alarmed that whilst the world is celebrating the political reforms made in Burma, ethnic violence and persecution carried out by the Burmese military persists, largely unacknowledged, in Kachin State; notes that this includes the targeted killings of civilians, torture and the burning of 1,000 villages, illustrating the severe human rights violations the Kachin people are being subjected to by the Burmese Army; and urges hon. Members to ask the Government to put pressure on the international community to provide much needed humanitarian aid for the Kachin people, to put pressure on the Burmese government to stop attacking Kachin civilians and to allow international humanitarian organisations access in Burma to provide aid and to urge the United Nations to instate a UN envoy in Kachin to monitor and improve this worsening situation.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Virendra Sharma22/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourProposed
Kelvin Hopkins26/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan26/11/2012FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Peter Bottomley26/11/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Alan Meale27/11/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
David Ward27/11/2012Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn27/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton27/11/2012GowerLabourSigned
Lady Hermon27/11/2012North DownIndependentSigned
Jim Shannon27/11/2012StrangfordDUPSigned
Valerie Vaz28/11/2012Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Katy Clark28/11/2012North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
John McDonnell28/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
William McCrea28/11/2012South AntrimDUPSigned
Margaret Ritchie28/11/2012South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
George Howarth29/11/2012KnowsleyLabourSigned
Mike Hancock30/11/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Lindsay Roy30/11/2012GlenrothesLabourSigned
John Leech03/12/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon04/12/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
Frank Field25/01/2013BirkenheadLabourSigned

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