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COLOMBIAN CIVIL SOCIETY LEADER KILLINGS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1048: tabled on 12 March 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses concern and alarm at the ongoing killing of Colombian civil society leaders; 222 in the 15 months after the signing of the Colombian peace agreement and the murder of 38 former combatants of the FARC during the same period; is concerned about the climate for all candidates in the upcoming Presidential elections; notes that a cornerstone of the Colombian peace agreement is the political participation of the FARC and the opening of democratic space; and calls on the Government to continue to encourage the Colombian Government to implement the peace agreement fully and ensure security guarantees for the FARC and civil society activists.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.