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Masai's Ancestral Land

EDM number 528 in 2014-15, proposed by Angus MacNeil on 19/11/2014.
Categorised under the topics of Africa and Ethnic groups.

That this House expresses concern at the attempt to evict the Masai from their traditional lands or require them to relocate to make way, in Tanzania, for a big game hunting reserve for the royal family of Dubai; condemns any attempt to change the Masai land rights against their will, which would amount to a present-day Highland Clearance; notes that the sale of the land would rob the Masai people of their heritage and directly or indirectly affect the livelihoods of 80,000 people; and congratulates the international campaign Stop the Serengeti Sell-off led by Avaaz in meeting its target of securing two million signatures; and calls on both Dubai and Tanzania to respect the wish of the Masai to keep their lands and to oppose expropriation.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

Angus MacNeil19/11/2014Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartyProposed
Mark Durkan20/11/2014FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Alan Meale20/11/2014MansfieldLabourSeconded
Andrew George20/11/2014St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn21/11/2014Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Martin Caton21/11/2014GowerLabourSeconded
John McDonnell21/11/2014Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Mary Glindon24/11/2014North TynesideLabourSigned
David Anderson25/11/2014BlaydonLabourSigned
Lindsay Roy25/11/2014GlenrothesLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd25/11/2014Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
John Leech25/11/2014Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins25/11/2014Luton NorthLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma26/11/2014Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell26/11/2014Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
David Ward26/11/2014Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock26/11/2014Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Williams26/11/2014ArfonPlaid CymruSigned

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