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THREATS TO ANABEL HERNÁNDEZ

EDM (Early Day Motion) 909: tabled on 06 January 2014

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 35 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 salutes the bravery of Mexican journalist Anabel Hernández whose recently published book on Narco Wars has highlighted issues of security and corruption in Mexico; is appalled that in common with many investigative journalists she faces constant death threats; notes that on 21 December 2013 her home was invaded by an armed gang in an attempt to find her and threaten her life; supports campaigns to secure the freedom and security of journalists to go about their work; and calls on the authorities in Mexico to ensure the safety and security of Anabel Hernández and the many serious investigative journalists who are also constantly threatened.

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 6 January 2014
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2014
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2014
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2014
Stockton North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2014
Coventry South
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2014
Heywood and Middleton
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2014
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2014
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 7 January 2014
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 15 January 2014
North Down
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2014
Cambridge
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2014
Wansbeck
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2014
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 7 January 2014
New Forest East
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 22 January 2014
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 14 January 2014
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 January 2014
Belfast South
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 January 2014
South Down
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2014
Glenrothes
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 January 2014
Strangford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2014
Huddersfield
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2014
Bolsover
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2014
Walsall South
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2014
Angus
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2014
Maldon
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2014
Brecon and Radnorshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.