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MARWAN BARGHOUTI

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1924: tabled on 15 November 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 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 recognises the importance of Palestinian leaders such as Marwan Barghouti, imprisoned in Israel's Bersheba (Birsaba) prison for two and a half years without access to his wife and solicitors, and in isolation; notes that Marwan is the elected representative of the Palestinian Legislative Council and an ambassador for peace, having taken part in the Oslo negotiations and campaigned tirelessly for the implementation of the peace process; notes the continual support for his case provided by the Inter-parliamentary Union to date; calls upon the Government to ensure that the British Ambassador in Israel visit him in prison; requests that a parliamentary delegation from the UK visit him in prison as a fellow parliamentarian; and calls upon the Israeli Government to review his case as a matter of the utmost urgency, with a view to ensuring his release.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.