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Journalists in Gaza

EDM (Early Day Motion) 284: tabled on 16 January 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 55 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is profoundly shocked and saddened by the deaths of over 85 journalists and other media workers in Gaza since the Hamas attacks of October 7, with many more critically injured, missing or in detention without trial; believes that journalists in Gaza are the only ones standing between the truth and a total media blackout and that, without their work, the world would not bear witness to these atrocities; is alarmed by reports from the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate and the International Federation of Journalists that a further 80 press and media institutions were targeted by Israeli bombing, being totally or partially destroyed in Gaza; calls on the Government to urge the Israeli authorities to desist from targeting journalists or media organisations in these deadly attacks and accept the need to help de-escalate the cycle of violence which has resulted in the mass slaughter of civilians and a humanitarian catastrophe.

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.

Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Coventry South
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Leeds East
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Liverpool, Riverside
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
City of Durham
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Hemsworth
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Jarrow
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Poplar and Limehouse
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Cynon Valley
McDonald, Andy
Independent
Signed on 16 January 2024
Middlesbrough
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Streatham
Hollern, Kate
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2024
Blackburn
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 17 January 2024
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2024
Birkenhead
Ali, Tahir
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2024
Birmingham, Hall Green
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 17 January 2024
Leicester East
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 January 2024
Ceredigion
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 18 January 2024
North Down
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 January 2024
Arfon
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2024
York Central
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 22 January 2024
East Lothian
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2024
Gordon
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2024
Battersea
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 January 2024
Foyle
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2024
Wansbeck
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2024
Inverclyde
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2024
Dundee West
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2024
Dundee East
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2024
Stirling
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 January 2024
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2024
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Khan, Afzal
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2024
Manchester, Gorton
Osamor, Kate
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2024
Edmonton
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2024
Glenrothes
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 January 2024
Glasgow North East
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 January 2024
Central Ayrshire
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2024
Nottingham East
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 31 January 2024
Glasgow North
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 31 January 2024
Edinburgh North and Leith
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2024
Hammersmith
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 February 2024
Glasgow North West
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2024
Sheffield, Hallam
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2024
Liverpool, West Derby
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2024
Liverpool, Walton
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2024
Sheffield South East
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 February 2024
Glasgow Central
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2024
Perth and North Perthshire
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2024
Edinburgh East
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 April 2024
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2024
Eltham

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.