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RWANDAN PROXY WARS IN CONGO

EDM (Early Day Motion) 597: tabled on 17 October 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 is outraged by reports by the United Nations that Rwanda's Defence Chief, James Kabarebe, is effectively commanding a militia gang, M23, in the Democratic Republic of Congo; recalls that in July 2012 the Netherlands, Germany, US and UK governments suspended direct budget support to the Kagame regime over similar allegations; notes that this is not the first time that Rwanda or Uganda have supported militia gangs in Congo; supports Save the Congo's call on the UK Government to help ensure that those responsible are placed on the UN sanction list; and urges the Government to fully revoke all direct budget support to any government involved in the killing, raping and looting engulfing the Congo.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.