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EDM (Early Day Motion) 789: tabled on 30 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 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 welcomes the result of the elections in Burma; congratulates the National League for Democracy party on gaining two-thirds of seats they needed to control both Houses; calls for the release of all political prisoners and journalists; recognises the rights of the Rohingya and that all internally displaced people should be returned home; notes that human rights and equality go hand-in-hand with economic development; believes that freedom of religion or belief should be upheld for people of all faiths; recalls the principles of the historic Panglong Conference of 1947 and to establish a federal system based on these principles of autonomy and equal rights for ethnic states within a federal united Burma; urges leaders of all religious groups in Burma to meet in the same spirit to bring about peace and reconciliation; and calls on the UK Government to continue to support the Burmese parliament and to strengthen Burma's democratic institutions.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.