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HUMAN RIGHTS IN ACEH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 868: tabled on 14 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 52 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 deplores the high level of human rights violations in Aceh, Indonesia, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 2,000 people, mainly civilians, in 2001; is dismayed by the lack of accountability of the Indonesian security forces for numerous atrocities committed in Aceh in recent years; calls upon Her Majesty's Government to press the Government of Indonesia to rescind its decision to establish a military command in Aceh, to withdraw all non-organic troops and police special forces. Brimob, from the territory and to bring to justice those responsible for human rights violations in proceedings which meet international standards of justice and fairness; and further calls upon Her Majesty's Government to encourage peaceful dialogue between the Government of Indonesia and the Free Aceh Movement as a means to ending the conflict in the territory.

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.

Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
North East Fife
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Keighley
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2002
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2002
St Ives
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2002
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2002
North Devon
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 February 2002
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Chorley
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2002
Cheltenham
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Bethnal Green and Bow
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Hayes and Harlington
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2002
Forest of Dean
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Glasgow, Anniesland
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2002
Colchester
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2002
Glasgow, Govan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Aberdeen North
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
West Renfrewshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Bradford West
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2002
Richmond Park
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Conwy

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.