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DEATH SENTENCE VERDICT IN CASE OF HAMED BIN HAYDARA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 778: tabled on 10 January 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the death sentence verdict in Sana'a on 2 January 2018 in the case of Hamed bin Haydara, a Yemeni Baha'i; observes reports that Mr bin Haydara was convicted on grounds of communication with the international governing body of the Baha'i faith, located in Haifa, Israel and that Mr bin Haydara endured over four years of detention, including torture, before this verdict; and requests the UK ­Government to call on the Houthi authorities to overturn the verdict against Mr bin Haydara and to release him and all Baha'i prisoners in Yemen.

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 15 January 2018
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2018
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2018
Orkney and Shetland
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2018
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2018
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2018
Liverpool, Riverside
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2018
Ilford South
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 January 2018
North East Fife
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 18 January 2018
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 17 January 2018
Luton North
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 January 2018
Dundee West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2018
New Forest East
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2018
Glasgow East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 16 January 2018
Brighton, Pavilion
Main, Mrs Anne
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 2018
St Albans
Martin, Sandy
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2018
Ipswich
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2018
Glasgow South
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2018
Glasgow North West
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2018
St Helens South and Whiston
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2018
Brighton, Kemptown
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 January 2018
Dwyfor Meirionnydd

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.