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MILITARY COURT WATCH SUBMISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 720: tabled on 18 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 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 notes that Military Court Watch has lodged a submission with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention relating to the detention and transfer of Palestinian minors from the West Bank to prisons located inside Israel in violation of both the Fourth Geneva Convention and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court; further notes that this practice, which is classified under international law as a war crime, affects between 7,000 to 8,000 Palestinians each year, including minors, according to evidence provided by the Israeli Prison Service; and calls on the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to contest the practice in a manner consistent with its jurisdiction and mandate to ensure that relevant international standards and relevant international legal instruments accepted by both Israel and Palestine as signatories to the Fourth Geneva Convention are fully and timeously addressed.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2015
Blaydon
Arkless, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Dumfries and Galloway
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 November 2015
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2015
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 November 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 November 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 November 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Foyle
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2015
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2015
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 November 2015
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 November 2015
Dundee West
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Glasgow South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 November 2015
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2015
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Glasgow North West
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2015
Stirling
Phillips, Jess
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2015
Birmingham, Yardley
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2015
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 November 2015
South Down
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 November 2015
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2015
Midlothian
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2015
Ceredigion
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2015
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.