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MILITARY COURT WATCH SUBMISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP ON ARBITRARY DETENTION

That this House notes that Military Court Watch has lodged a submission with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention relating to the detention and transfer of Palestinian minors from the West Bank to prisons located inside Israel in violation of both the Fourth Geneva Convention and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court; further notes that this practice, which is classified under international law as a war crime, affects between 7,000 to 8,000 Palestinians each year, including minors, according to evidence provided by the Israeli Prison Service; and calls on the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to contest the practice in a manner consistent with its jurisdiction and mandate to ensure that relevant international standards and relevant international legal instruments accepted by both Israel and Palestine as signatories to the Fourth Geneva Convention are fully and timeously addressed.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 25.11.2015
Arkless, Richard Scottish National Party Dumfries and Galloway 18.11.2015
Black, Mhairi Scottish National Party Paisley and Renfrewshire South 18.11.2015
Boswell, Phil Scottish National Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 19.11.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 18.11.2015
Brock, Deidre Scottish National Party Edinburgh North and Leith 18.11.2015
Cameron, Lisa Scottish National Party East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow 20.11.2015
Chapman, Douglas Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife 20.11.2015
Cowan, Ronnie Scottish National Party Inverclyde 18.11.2015
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 11.05.2016
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 19.11.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 18.11.2015
Ferrier, Margaret Scottish National Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 18.11.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 26.11.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 01.12.2015
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 19.11.2015
Gray, Neil Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts 18.11.2015
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 18.11.2015
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 24.11.2015
McDonald, Stewart Scottish National Party Glasgow South 18.11.2015
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 24.11.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 19.11.2015
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 18.11.2015
Monaghan, Paul Scottish National Party Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 18.11.2015
Nicolson, John Scottish National Party East Dunbartonshire 18.11.2015
Paterson, Steven Scottish National Party Stirling 23.11.2015
Phillips, Jess Labour Party Birmingham Yardley 14.12.2015
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 30.11.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 19.11.2015
Sheppard, Tommy Scottish National Party Edinburgh East 18.11.2015
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 25.11.2015
Thompson, Owen Scottish National Party Midlothian 18.11.2015
Whitford, Philippa Scottish National Party Central Ayrshire 18.11.2015
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 26.11.2015
Wilson, Corri Scottish National Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 26.11.2015