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Osman Kavala

EDM number 757 in 2017-19, proposed by John Mann on 09/01/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Eastern Europe, Human rights, International politics and government, Middle East and Prisons.

That this House expresses concern regarding the detention of Osman Kavala, a world-known Turkish philanthropist and a civil society activist who studied at the University of Manchester; recognises the work Osman Kavala has done to promote an open and democratic Turkey; notes that thousands of political prisoners have been arrested in Turkey; and calls on the Government to work with the Turkish Embassy in the UK and the Turkish Prime Minister to ensure the immediate release of Osman Kavala.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Mann09/01/2018BassetlawLabourProposed
Ronnie Campbell10/01/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon10/01/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Mary Glindon10/01/2018North TynesideLabourSeconded
Thelma Walker10/01/2018Colne ValleyLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/01/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Marie Rimmer15/01/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley15/01/2018Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Kelvin Hopkins17/01/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Lady Hermon18/01/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Sandy Martin19/01/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Drew Hendry22/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown22/01/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins24/01/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Mike Gapes24/01/2018Ilford SouthLabourSigned

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