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Second anniversary of military coup in Myanmar

EDM (Early Day Motion) 819: tabled on 31 January 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House extends solidarity to the people of Myanmar resisting the military coup that took place on 1 February 2021; deplores that over 17,000 people have been arrested, over 2,700 killed and over one million forced to flee their homes; calls for the immediate release of elected members of Parliament illegally detained by the Burmese military, for an end to torture and sexual violence against activists in detention, and for the release of all political prisoners; condemns the almost daily use of airstrikes by the Burmese military; further calls on the Government to do everything it can to end the supply of aviation fuel to the Burmese military; welcomes the Government’s international lead on sanctioning sources of revenue and arms to the Burmese military; calls for increased resources to be dedicated to speeding up the pace of such sanctions; further welcomes the Government’s decision to join the Rohingya genocide case at the International Court of Justice; calls on the Government to convene a meeting at the UN Security Council on Myanmar’s non-compliance with the provisional measures to prevent genocide set out by the International Court of Justice; calls on the Government to increase efforts to persuade countries such as India and Pakistan to stop supplying arms and other military equipment to the Burmese military; and calls on the Government to increase humanitarian aid, including cross-border aid, through local civil society organisations.

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 1 February 2023
Strangford
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 1 February 2023
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 1 February 2023
East Lothian
Ali, Tahir
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Birmingham, Hall Green
Spellar, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Warley
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2023
Glasgow North East
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Birkenhead
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Liverpool, Riverside
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Ealing, Southall
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2023
Dundee East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Hayes and Harlington
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2023
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2023
East Renfrewshire
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 1 February 2023
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2023
Rochdale
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 2 February 2023
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2023
South Shields
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 February 2023
Arfon
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 February 2023
Ceredigion
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 February 2023
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 6 February 2023
North Down
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2023
Glasgow South
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2023
Sheffield, Hallam
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2023
East Antrim
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2023
York Central
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2023
Preston
Hardy, Emma
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2023
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Timms, Sir Stephen
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2023
East Ham
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 9 March 2023
Islington North
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2023
Liverpool, West Derby
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 May 2023
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 26 October 2023
Leicester East

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.