Early day motion 1292

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MYANMAR ROHINGYAS AT RISK IN MONSOON SEASON

That this House is shocked by recent video footage showing the Myanmar police standing by or joining in brutal attacks on members of the Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar; condemns the government of Myanmar over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority; is deeply concerned that the Government has dismissed a United Nations report calling for urgent action to protect tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees this monsoon season; notes that over 120,000 Rohingyas are currently in tented refugee camps which are likely to flood; further notes that the Myanmar administration has reaffirmed that the Rohingyas will not be granted citizenship despite UN pressure; and calls on the Government to bring what pressure it can on Myanmar to protect this persecuted minority and to give them full citizenship rights.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 23.04.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.04.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 23.04.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 22.04.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 23.04.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 24.04.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 23.04.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 24.04.2013
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 24.04.2013