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STATELESSNESS AND TERRORISM LAWS IN BAHRAIN

That this House is appalled at the decision by Bahrain to revoke the nationality of over 100 human rights defenders, doctors, journalists, bloggers and ex-parliamentarians since 2012 and most recently in January 2015 when it revoked the citizenship of 72 individuals; is concerned that this decision has made many individuals stateless; believes that amendments in Bahrain's anti-terror and nationality laws are being used to arbitrarily target activists and members of the opposition; notes the lack of respect these reprisals show for a democratic system; further notes the 2015 Annual Human Rights Watch Report detailing severe human rights abuses by Bahrain throughout 2014; further notes Amnesty International's reports and statements detailing frequent human rights abuses since the uprising of 2011; calls on Bahrain to end immediately its human rights abuses and repeal repressive laws; and urges the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to list Bahrain as a country of concern in its upcoming human rights report.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 12.02.2015
Amess, David Conservative Party Southend West 12.02.2015
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 24.02.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 25.02.2015
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 24.02.2015
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 09.03.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 12.02.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 12.02.2015
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 24.02.2015
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 12.02.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 04.03.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 04.03.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 12.02.2015
Horwood, Martin Liberal Democrats Cheltenham 12.02.2015
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 26.02.2015
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 26.02.2015
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 02.03.2015
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 03.03.2015
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 24.02.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 23.02.2015
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 04.03.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 24.02.2015
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 03.03.2015
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 03.03.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 23.02.2015
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 23.02.2015
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 25.02.2015
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 09.03.2015
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 24.02.2015