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Human Rights In Xinjiang

EDM number 1791 in 2017-19, proposed by Alistair Carmichael on 31/10/2018.

That this House expresses concern at reports from human rights groups that the Chinese Government have interned over a million Uyghurs in re-education camps across the Xinjiang region; notes that reports from the camps allege that detainees are being kept in squalid conditions and are forced to renounce their religion or face torture; further notes that these reports of mass incarceration of Uyghurs come at a time when the Chinese Government have clamped down on civil liberties and introduced other measures which repress Uyghur culture; calls on the Government to make clear its opposition to the repression of the Uyghur community ahead of UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of China in November 2018; and urges the Chinese Government to close the detention centres immediately.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alistair Carmichael31/10/2018Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratProposed
Fiona Bruce01/11/2018CongletonConservativeSeconded
Jim Cunningham01/11/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Christine Jardine01/11/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Shannon01/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Carol Monaghan01/11/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Layla Moran06/11/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon06/11/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Jo Swinson12/11/2018East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
David Linden12/11/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George26/11/2018High PeakLabourSigned

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