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Rohingya Muslims

EDM number 346 in 2017-19, proposed by Chris Law on 09/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Asia, Asylum, Ethnic groups, Human rights, International politics and government and Religion and faith communities.

That this House expresses deep concern at the ongoing widespread horrific violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, which has resulted in more than 500,000 Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh since August 2017, making it the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency; notes that survivors in Bangladesh have recounted horrific stories of rape, mass murder and infanticide; further notes that the attacks on the Rohingya, at the hands of the Myanmar police and military, have been systematic and widespread, leading to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, to describe them as a textbook example of ethnic cleansing; notes that the Rohingya people have faced years of mistreatment at the hands of the Burmese Government and need urgent action; notes that most are living in refugee camps, denied citizenship, basic health care and employment; calls on Myanmar's state counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, to speak out against these shocking human rights violations and allow access into the region immediately; and urges the Government to put sustained pressure on the Myanmar Government to end the violence and to allow unhindered access for humanitarian aid to all of the Rakhine State.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Chris Law09/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartyProposed
Brendan O'Hara09/10/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon10/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Tim Farron10/10/2017Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Cunningham10/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Gavin Robinson10/10/2017Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Lady Hermon10/10/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Peter Bottomley10/10/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Layla Moran11/10/2017Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Marie Rimmer11/10/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell11/10/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Grahame Morris11/10/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
Martyn Day11/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss11/10/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Dan Carden11/10/2017Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Martin Docherty11/10/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens12/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts12/10/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Kelvin Hopkins12/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Patrick Grady16/10/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
David Linden16/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Thelma Walker16/10/2017Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Jonathan Edwards16/10/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Hugh Gaffney16/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Ruth George17/10/2017High PeakLabourSigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle17/10/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Caroline Lucas18/10/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Bob Blackman19/10/2017Harrow EastConservativeSigned
George Howarth19/10/2017KnowsleyLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan23/10/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman24/10/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
David Crausby01/11/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Paul Farrelly02/02/2018Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
Mark Hendrick20/02/2018PrestonLabourSigned

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