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Killing of Coptic Christian Nabil Habashy Salama by Daesh in Egypt’s northern Sinai

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1776: tabled on 27 April 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House strongly condemns the killing of Coptic Christian, Nabil Habashy Salama by Daesh in Egypt’s northern Sinai; deplores the threats issued by Daesh to the Christians of Egypt; expresses alarm at the violence and intimidation faced by the largest Christian community in the Arab world for peacefully practising their religion; calls on the UK Government to urgently engage with its Egyptian counterparts to discuss how the UK can support the protection of religious and belief minorities in Egypt; and also calls on the Egyptian Government to continue protecting all its citizens’ and their rights to freedom of religion or belief, particularly during this holy week ahead of the Christian Orthodox Easter celebrations on Sunday 2 May 2021.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.