Early day motion 1262

DEATH SENTENCES IN EGYPT

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Total number of signatures: 28

Abbott, Diane Bottomley, Peter Campbell, Ronnie Caton, Martin
Corbyn, Jeremy Crausby, David Dobbin, Jim Dodds, Nigel
Durkan, Mark Edwards, Jonathan Flynn, Paul Glindon, Mary
Hancock, Mike Hermon, Lady Jackson, Glenda Lavery, Ian
Leech, John Llwyd, Elfyn Long, Naomi Lucas, Caroline
McDonnell, Alasdair McDonnell, John Meale, Alan Mearns, Ian
Morris, Grahame M Ritchie, Margaret Roy, Lindsay Wilson, Sammy

That this House condemns the mass death sentences handed down to 529 people by an Egyptian court; notes that this is part of a wider issue of instability within Egypt as a result of a military coup against the democratically elected government; expresses deep concern that the military regime in power is actively repressing dissent and has detained and harassed over 16,000 activists since 2013; calls on the Government to denounce the military regime controlling Egypt in the strongest possible terms; and requests that the Government immediately interrupts all military assistance to the regime of Egypt, including financial aid not directed to civil society or under threat of diversion by the regime.