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2016 REPORT OF THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CARAVANA OF JURISTS TO COLOMBIA

That this House notes with dismay the report from the respected non-governmental organisation Somos Defensores that, during the first six months of 2016, no less than 35 human rights defenders have been murdered in Colombia; welcomes and supports the work done by and the findings of the 2016 Fifth International Report of the International Caravana of Jurists, The Search For Peace with Justice and Human Rights in Colombia; and fully supports the Caravana's call for the protection of lawyers, judges and human rights defenders in Colombia, and the recommendations that the Colombian government implements a Truth Commission alongside the ongoing peace process, review and considers reforms to address flaws in law 1448 regarding land restitution and transitional justice, provide guarantees of non-recurrence and urgently dismantle paramilitary organisations, review the military doctrine that there exists an internal enemy, carry out an urgent review of all prisons in Colombia to ensure that they comply with resolution 1/08 of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and take all necessary steps to identify and tackle socio-economic inequality, particularly in the Pacific coastal region but also nationwide.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 09.01.2017
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 16.01.2017
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 10.01.2017
Fellows, Marion Scottish National Party Motherwell and Wishaw 16.01.2017
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 12.01.2017
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 16.01.2017
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 17.01.2017
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 11.01.2017
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 23.01.2017
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 16.01.2017
Maskell, Rachael Labour Party York Central 30.03.2017
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 19.01.2017
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 17.01.2017
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 10.01.2017
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 17.01.2017
Nicolson, John Scottish National Party East Dunbartonshire 25.01.2017
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 11.01.2017
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party Gordon 16.01.2017
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 17.01.2017
Sheerman, Barry Labour Party Huddersfield 09.01.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 12.01.2017
Stevens, Jo Labour Party Cardiff Central 30.01.2017
Streeting, Wes Labour Party Ilford North 14.03.2017