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Violence in Bangladesh

EDM (Early Day Motion) 553: tabled on 20 October 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the concerning rise in attacks on Hindus and other religious minorities in Bangladesh during the festival of Durga puja; is concerned by the violence that has left at least seven dead of Muslim and Hindu faith; observes the deployment of paramilitary forces to 22 districts in Bangladesh; urges the Government of Bangladesh to act to ensure religious minorities can worship safely and in peace; and calls on the Government to support the safety of religious minorities and to work with regional allies and partners to support freedom of religion for all in South Asia and the world.

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.

Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2021
Rochdale
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 October 2021
Strangford
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2021
Bath
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ali, Rushanara
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2021
Bethnal Green and Bow
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2021
Edinburgh West
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2021
South Shields
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 October 2021
Glasgow North West
Spellar, John
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2021
Warley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2021
Leyton and Wanstead
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 October 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2021
Sheffield Central
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 1 November 2021
Islington North
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Denton and Reddish
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 November 2021
North East Fife
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 November 2021
East Antrim
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 November 2021
Arfon
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 November 2021
Ceredigion
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 November 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2021
Poplar and Limehouse

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.