Early day motion 1189

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ANGLOPHONE CRISIS IN CAMEROON

That this House condemns the violence and state oppression imposed by the Government of Cameroon in the Anglophone regions of the country; highlights with regret that over 20,000 refugees from Cameroon have been registered by the UNHCR in their camps across the border in Nigeria; acknowledges reports that an estimated 1,000 people have been detained and 100 people shot for opposing the Government's oppression of the English-speaking community; notes that the Government of Cameroon responded to peaceful protests in 2017 by closing borders to the anglophone regions and deploying the Army's Rapid Intervention Brigade; further condemns the Government of Cameroon for its decision to use force and appeals for a peaceful solution to be found; and calls on the UK Government to press the Government in Cameroon to open talks with anglophone leaders.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 24.04.2018
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 30.04.2018
Chapman, Douglas Scottish National Party Dunfermline and West Fife 08.05.2018
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 26.04.2018
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 24.04.2018
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 23.04.2018
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 25.04.2018
Grogan, John Labour Party Keighley 26.04.2018
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 25.04.2018
Lake, Ben Plaid Cymru Ceredigion 23.04.2018
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd Labour Party Brighton Kemptown 23.04.2018
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 23.04.2018
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 24.04.2018
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 27.04.2018
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 23.04.2018