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Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

EDM number 1189 in 2017-19, proposed by Hywel Williams on 23/04/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Africa, Cultural heritage, Equality, Ethnic groups, Human rights and International politics and government.

That this House condemns the violence and state oppression imposed by the Government of Cameroon in the Anglophone regions of the country; highlights with regret that over 20,000 refugees from Cameroon have been registered by the UNHCR in their camps across the border in Nigeria; acknowledges reports that an estimated 1,000 people have been detained and 100 people shot for opposing the Government's oppression of the English-speaking community; notes that the Government of Cameroon responded to peaceful protests in 2017 by closing borders to the anglophone regions and deploying the Army's Rapid Intervention Brigade; further condemns the Government of Cameroon for its decision to use force and appeals for a peaceful solution to be found; and calls on the UK Government to press the Government in Cameroon to open talks with anglophone leaders.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

Hywel Williams23/04/2018ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Liz Saville Roberts23/04/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards23/04/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake23/04/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Lloyd Russell-Moyle23/04/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Jim Shannon24/04/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Martyn Day24/04/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Bob Blackman24/04/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Kelvin Hopkins25/04/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Mary Glindon25/04/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham26/04/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
John Grogan26/04/2018Signed
Chris Stephens27/04/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley30/04/2018Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Douglas Chapman08/05/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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