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Human Rights In Colombia

EDM number 1492 in 2017-19, proposed by Lloyd Russell-Moyle on 06/07/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights and Latin America.

That this House recognises the invaluable contribution Colombian human rights lawyers make to advocate for victims' rights, justice, truth, and accountability within the context of the armed conflict; supports the Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC, as signed in Havana, Cuba in November 2016; welcomes and encourages further steps to be taken by both State and non-state actors that honour the spirit of Peace Agreement and that support a legal, political, and social transition towards a sustainable peace; raises concern about reports of increased violence against human rights defenders and their families and calls for swift, thorough and impartial investigations into crimes committed against human rights defenders; is further concerned regarding the lack of progress in the investigation into the 2016 assassination of Eduardo Andres Martfnez Castellanos, brother of threatened human rights lawyer Rommel Duran Castellanos and the serious threats that Rommel Duran Castellanos continues to receive due to his human rights legal practice.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
06/07/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeProposed
06/07/2018Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins09/07/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley09/07/2018Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Chris Law09/07/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens09/07/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jonathan Edwards10/07/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
10/07/2018Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Marie Rimmer10/07/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Jim Shannon10/07/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Grahame Morris11/07/2018EasingtonLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner11/07/2018BolsoverLabourSigned
Bob Blackman12/07/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Alison Thewliss12/07/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George12/07/2018Signed
Mary Glindon12/07/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas16/07/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
16/07/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry16/07/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown16/07/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Fiona Bruce17/07/2018CongletonConservativeSigned
Patrick Grady19/07/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts24/07/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Tommy Sheppard04/09/2018Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Andy Slaughter09/10/2018HammersmithLabourSigned

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