Early day motion 2583

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HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN (No. 2)

That this House is concerned by the practice of execution by stoning in Iran; notes that stoning is a particularly repugnant and cruel form of execution; is concerned that stoning is mandatory under the Iranian Penal Code for the offence of `adultery while married' for both men and women; is alarmed that since 2002 six people that Amnesty International is aware of have been executed by stoning and at least14 people are presently at risk of execution by stoning; commends Amnesty International's campaign which seeks to end this appalling practice; is encouraged that the Iranian authorities are currently undertaking a review of whether stoning should be included in the penal code; and calls on the Government to do all it can to ensure that stoning is removed from Iran's penal code.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 11.01.2012
Burt, Lorely Liberal Democrats Solihull 17.01.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 17.01.2012
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 17.01.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 12.01.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 12.01.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 24.01.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 19.01.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 11.01.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 12.01.2012
Ellman, Louise Labour Party Liverpool Riverside 15.03.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 11.01.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 16.01.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 17.01.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 17.01.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 12.01.2012
Kaufman, Gerald Labour Party Manchester Gorton 12.01.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 20.01.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 17.01.2012
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 19.01.2012
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 01.02.2012
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 19.01.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 17.01.2012
McKenzie, Iain Labour Party Inverclyde 16.01.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 12.01.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 17.01.2012
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 18.01.2012
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 19.01.2012
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 17.01.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 20.01.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 17.01.2012
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 16.01.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 16.01.2012
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 11.01.2012
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 11.01.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 12.01.2012