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Murder Of Jamal Khashoggi

EDM number 1731 in 2017-19, proposed by Jonathan Edwards on 22/10/2018.

That this House condemns the alleged torture and murder of Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudi Arabian regime at its consulate in Turkey on 2 October 2018; regrets the increase in censorship against journalists in authoritarian nations as outlined by Mr Khashoggi in his last Washington Post article published on 18 October 2018; notes that the Future Investment Initiative summit is taking place in Riyadh from 23 to 25 October 2018; further notes that senior figures from governments around the world and major financial institutions are expected to be in attendance at that summit; commends French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, IMF Director, Christine Lagarde and the many sponsors and invitees who are actively boycotting the Future Inveshnent Initiative because of the death of Jamal Khashoggi; and calls on the Government to reevaluate its strategic relationship with Saudi Arabia in light of this most recent breach of moral and democratic norms.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Jonathan Edwards22/10/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruProposed
Liz Saville Roberts22/10/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Hywel Williams22/10/2018ArfonPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake22/10/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Jim Shannon23/10/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Lloyd Russell-Moyle23/10/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Mike Hill24/10/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham24/10/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins24/10/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Stewart McDonald24/10/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Dennis Skinner25/10/2018BolsoverLabourSigned
Mary Glindon25/10/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Marie Rimmer29/10/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Daniel Zeichner31/10/2018CambridgeLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan01/11/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George05/11/2018High PeakLabourSigned

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