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HUMAN RIGHTS IN CAMEROON

EDM (Early Day Motion) 810: tabled on 05 February 2010

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 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 condemns the continued abuse of political activists by the Cameroonian government, particularly of the SCNC political party; notes Cameroon's poor human rights record, and its continued abuses including denial of the rights to freedom of expression, association, press, and assembly; further notes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's advice to avoid political demonstrations and large public gatherings in Cameroon; also notes abuses against the SCNC documented by Amnesty International, which include arbitrary arrest, unlawful detentions and inhuman or degrading treatment; acknowledges the clear risks posed to members of the SCNC by the Cameroonian government; and calls on the Government to offer help to members of the SCNC who are judged to be in danger due to these human rights abuses.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2010
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2010
South East Cornwall
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Solihull
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Bury North
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2010
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2010
Kingston and Surbiton
Davis, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2010
Haltemprice and Howden
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2010
Sunderland North
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2010
Scarborough and Whitby
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2010
Ryedale
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2010
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Luton North
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2010
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2010
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Manchester, Withington
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 March 2010
Belfast South
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Broxtowe
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2010
North Cornwall
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2010
Nottingham South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2010
Hazel Grove
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2010
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.