Early day motion 1175

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1988 CHEMICAL WEAPON ATTACK IN HALABJA

That this House recalls with repugnance the biggest single chemical weapons attack on civilians which was inflicted by the forces of Saddam Hussein on the town of Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan on 16 March 1988; further recalls that 5,000 men, women and children died immediately and many more thousands of people died later or were permanently injured, physically and psychologically; believes that this attack was part of a long-running policy of genocide against the Kurds of Iraq; and further believes that, in the absence of any likely national or international judicial process after so many years, the Government should follow the example of the House which, on 28 February 2013, formally recognised this action as genocide.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 13.03.2014
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 13.03.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 19.03.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 17.03.2014
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 18.03.2014
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 17.03.2014
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 19.03.2014
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 19.03.2014
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 17.03.2014
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 13.03.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 20.03.2014
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 20.03.2014
Halfon, Robert Conservative Party Harlow 12.03.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 19.03.2014
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 13.03.2014
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 17.03.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.03.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 13.03.2014
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 18.03.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 13.03.2014
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 18.03.2014