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Protests in Colombia

EDM (Early Day Motion) 4: tabled on 11 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 100 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses profound concern on reports of excessive use of force by the Colombian police, against overwhelmingly peaceful social protests as confirmed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights across Colombia from 28 April 2021, as part of a national strike; believes the right to peaceful protest and freedom of assembly are essential tenets of democracy; condemns serious human rights violations allegedly carried out by the police, including the use of live ammunition resulting in the deaths of over 30 protesters, numerous cases of sexual violence and serious injuries, over 100 people reported disappeared, over 800 arbitrary arrests, and targeted attacks on civil society organisations and human rights defenders, some of whom were trying to monitor the police; also condemns the small minority who infiltrated the peaceful protests and perpetrated violence; notes with alarm the Colombian Government’s order to militarise the cities and urges them instead to enter into a meaningful dialogue with the protest organisers to address their legitimate grievances; calls on the Government to review its training of the Colombian Police, suspend the sale of riot control materials and review all other arms exports to Colombia in light of the current situation; and further calls on the Government as pen holders for the Colombian peace process at the UN Security Council to promote substantive reform of the Colombian security services and full implementation of the Peace Accord.

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.

Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 May 2021
Strangford
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 12 May 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2021
Stockport
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 13 May 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 13 May 2021
Islington North
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 May 2021
Foyle
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 May 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 13 May 2021
East Lothian
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 14 May 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Easington
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 May 2021
Glasgow Central
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Poplar and Limehouse
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Gateshead
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 17 May 2021
Leicester East
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Glasgow South
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Glasgow North
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Hammersmith
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Streatham
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Brighton, Kemptown
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Knowsley
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Liverpool, Walton
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Dundee West
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Norwich South
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
City of Durham
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2021
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2021
Sheffield South East
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Edinburgh South West
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2021
Birkenhead
Hanvey, Neale
Alba Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Argyll and Bute
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Dundee East
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2021
Richmond Park
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
Stirling
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2021
Hemsworth
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
Belfast South
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
Glasgow North West
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
Edinburgh East
Hardy, Emma
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2021
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2021
Bath
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 May 2021
Arfon
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2021
Blackley and Broughton
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 May 2021
South Antrim
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2021
Gower
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2021
Leeds East
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2021
Ealing, Southall
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2021
Denton and Reddish
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 May 2021
Ceredigion
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 May 2021
Angus
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 26 May 2021
East Antrim
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 May 2021
Edinburgh West
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2021
Coventry South
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 May 2021
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2021
Camberwell and Peckham
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2021
East Renfrewshire
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2021
North East Fife
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2021
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2021
St Albans
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2021
Cardiff West
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 7 June 2021
North Down
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 June 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2021
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Davey, Ed
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2021
Kingston and Surbiton
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2021
Dagenham and Rainham
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2021
Alyn and Deeside
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 June 2021
Gordon
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2021
West Lancashire
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 June 2021
Midlothian
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2021
South Shields
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2021
East Dunbartonshire
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 June 2021
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 June 2021
Central Ayrshire
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 June 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2021
Preston
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 June 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 June 2021
Lanark and Hamilton East
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2021
Sheffield Central
Timms, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2021
East Ham
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2021
Leeds Central
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2021
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 September 2021
Orkney and Shetland
Ali, Rushanara
Labour
Signed on 18 August 2021
Bethnal Green and Bow
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Glenrothes
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2021
Twickenham

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.