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EDM (Early Day Motion) 757: tabled on 09 January 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses concern regarding the detention of Osman Kavala, a world-known Turkish philanthropist and a civil society activist who studied at the University of Manchester; recognises the work Osman Kavala has done to promote an open and democratic Turkey; notes that thousands of political prisoners have been arrested in Turkey; and calls on the Government to work with the Turkish Embassy in the UK and the Turkish Prime Minister to ensure the immediate release of Osman Kavala.