Early day motion 2692

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TREATMENT OF THE JARAWA TRIBE

That this House is concerned that tourists in India's Andaman Islands are treating the recently-contacted Jarawa tribe like an attraction in a human safari park; notes the ongoing media storm in India and worldwide caused by the video of Jarawa women being exploited; further notes that the abuse was carried out on the Andaman Trunk Road which was ordered to be closed by the Supreme Court of India in 2002; expresses concern that the government of India is yet to act on the Supreme Court's ruling despite the current storm of protest; further notes the overwhelming evidence of harm caused by the continued and illegal use of the road; and calls on the government of India to provide an alternative route and to take immediate action to close the Andaman Trunk Road in compliance with the law.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 08.03.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 06.02.2012
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 07.02.2012
Bruce, Malcolm Liberal Democrats Gordon 12.03.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 08.02.2012
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 27.02.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 07.02.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 06.02.2012
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 23.02.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 21.02.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 07.02.2012
Gilmore, Sheila Labour Party Edinburgh East 05.03.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 08.02.2012
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 28.02.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 08.02.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 08.02.2012
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 05.03.2012
Kaufman, Gerald Labour Party Manchester Gorton 23.02.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 07.02.2012
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 23.02.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 20.02.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 07.02.2012
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 05.03.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.02.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 06.02.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 06.02.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 21.02.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 23.02.2012
Thurso, John Liberal Democrats Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 23.02.2012
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 07.02.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 24.04.2012