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Attacks on journalists in Gaza

EDM (Early Day Motion) 55: tabled on 17 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 51 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House deplores the attack by the Israeli military on the building in Gaza housing media including Associated Press and Al Jazeera, which follows attacks or detentions of at least thirty journalists and two previous strikes on journalist's offices in Gaza; supports the demands of the International Federation of Journalists for an end to the deliberate and systematic targeting of media and journalists in a clear attempt to silence those reporting from on the ground in Gaza; further condemns recent attacks on Israeli journalists by settler groups in Gaza; notes that Israel is in breach of its international obligations, specifically UN Security Council Resolution 1738 which requires States to protect journalists and their support staff working in conflict environments; and calls on the UK Government to do everything in its power, including via the United Nations, to press the Israeli authorities to end the impunity for attacks on journalists in Gaza.

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.

Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Nottingham East
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Cynon Valley
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Coventry South
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Liverpool, West Derby
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Streatham
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Gateshead
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Leeds East
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Jarrow
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2021
Hemsworth
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 18 May 2021
Leicester East
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
East Lothian
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
City of Durham
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Wansbeck
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 18 May 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Dundee West
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Birkenhead
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 2021
St Albans
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Glasgow North West
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2021
Liverpool, Walton
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2021
Gordon
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 2021
Oxford West and Abingdon
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 2021
North East Fife
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Edinburgh East
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Foyle
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Butler, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2021
Brent Central
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2021
Norwich South
Hanvey, Neale
Alba Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Daby, Janet
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2021
Lewisham East
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Glasgow South West
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2021
Leyton and Wanstead
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
Belfast South
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2021
Midlothian
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2021
Dundee East
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 May 2021
Argyll and Bute
Ali, Tahir
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2021
Birmingham, Hall Green
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 June 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2021
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.