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ANGOLA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1045: tabled on 09 December 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House views with extreme concern developments in Angola, following the legislative and presidential elections of 29th and 30th September; condemns the massacres in Luanda on 31st October and 1st November and subsequent killings of members of the Ovimbundu and other tribes; further condemns the detention of at least 500 UNITA officials and supporters, without charges and against their will; calls for the immediate and unconditional release of all detainees in Angola; further calls on all parties to respect the UN ceasefire and to return to the negotiating table to agree the modalities for a second presidential ballot; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to press for additional resources to be deployed by the international community, to monitor the run-off elections which must be seen to be free, fair and transparent.