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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1073: tabled on 12 February 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 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 expresses its concern at recent reports that the Department for International Development is considering tenders to train security forces in the Somali region of Ogaden, which include the Liyu police who, according to Amnesty International, have been implicated in serious human rights abuses against civilians, including extrajudicial killings, rape, torture and the destruction of villages; and calls on the Secretary of State for International Development to halt this expenditure of up to £15 million and meet with representatives of the Ogaden community in Britain to hear their anxieties about this proposed programme.