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EDM (Early Day Motion) 357: tabled on 04 February 2000

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that Mumia Abu-Jamal an Afro-American radio journalist has been on death row in a Pennsylvania prison for 18 years following his conviction for killing a police officer; is gravely concerned at the violations of his civil rights and due process at his trial; notes that he was denied the right to choose his own counsel, to examine the jury, to investigate the evidence against him, and effectively to challenge the prosecution's case; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to make urgent representations to President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno to intervene to prevent the execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal and to guarantee him the conditions for a fair trial.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.