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HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE GAMBIA (No. 2)

That this House notes the continuing reports from Amnesty International andothers of increasing human rights abuses in The Gambia; further notes that these abuses target perceived opponents of the government and that the right to a fair trial is routinely violated in Gambian courts; congratulates the Campaign for Human Rights in The Gambia UK for raising awareness of this issue; recognises the commitment of the British High Commission in The Gambia in supporting human rights; expresses concern over the recent election that was boycotted by the Economic Community of West African States and heavily criticised by other observers; and calls on the Government to take diplomatic action and lead the international community in redoubling its efforts to ensure that The Gambia ends human rights abuses.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 28.02.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 20.02.2012
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 27.02.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 23.02.2012
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 05.03.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.02.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 28.02.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 23.02.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 20.02.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 21.02.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 21.02.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 23.02.2012
Harris, Tom Labour Party Glasgow South 23.04.2012
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 28.02.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 21.02.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 21.02.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 23.02.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 28.02.2012
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 29.02.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 21.02.2012
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 13.03.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 23.02.2012
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 28.02.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 21.02.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 21.02.2012
Swinson, Jo Liberal Democrats East Dunbartonshire 20.02.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 21.02.2012