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Treatment of protestors in Turkey

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1683: tabled on 23 March 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the dreadful treatment of protestors in Turkey during the last few weeks, seeing hospital treatment needed for over 5000 people; further notes the aggressive and violent conduct of the police against families and young people including the expulsion of over a hundred protestors families; highlights the disturbing decision by Turkey to pull out of the Istanbul Convention on Violence against Women; and determines to take all possible diplomatic steps to encourage Turkey to roll back from those actions and reengage with democratic processes.