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JAMMU and KASHMIR (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2744: tabled on 30 September 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses its condemnation of the Indian government's revocation of Article 370 and 35A of the Indian constitution; has been alarmed by the reports of assaults on civil liberties, freedom of movement and freedom of expression in Jammu and Kashmir by Indian authorities; calls on the Indian government to comply with international human rights law in relation to the people of Jammu and Kashmir; and urges the UK government to coordinate an international effort to ensure that the Indian Government lifts the lock-down on Jammu and Kashmir and to seek the process of demilitarisation and initiation of the plebiscite mutually agreed with the UN to achieve a peaceful solution to that crisis.