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Nobel Peace Prize Nomination For The Global Community Of Human Rights Defenders

EDM number 1487 in 2017-19, proposed by Tom Brake on 04/07/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Human rights.

That this House welcomes the announcement of the nomination of the global community of human rights defenders for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of their contribution to defending fundamental freedoms, building pluralistic democracies, providing access to justice and upholding the rule of law; applauds the work of human rights defenders around the world; expresses grave concern that in many countries human rights defenders engaged in their work face harassment, attacks, intimidation, insecurity, forced disappearance and even extra-judicial killing; and encourages the Nobel Peace Prize Committee to give this nomination serious consideration.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

Tom Brake04/07/2018Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratProposed
Jim Shannon05/07/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alison Thewliss12/07/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown16/07/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry16/07/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
David Linden16/07/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law16/07/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Caroline Lucas24/07/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Patrick Grady04/09/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Jamie Stone11/09/2018Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLiberal DemocratSigned
Christine Jardine11/09/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Alistair Carmichael11/09/2018Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Norman Lamb11/09/2018North NorfolkLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Clwyd12/09/2018Cynon ValleyLabourSigned
Helen Hayes09/10/2018Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
Layla Moran09/10/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Gethins23/10/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned

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