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EDM Supported: September 5th, 2019

That this House expresses huge concern about the revocation of Articles 370 and 35A in Kashmir by the Indian Government, stripping away the right to special status for the people of Kashmir; is extremely alarmed by the road to ethnic cleansing opened up by the ongoing communications blackout and the hundreds of thousands of military personnel placed within the region and especially the reports of grave human rights violations against men, women and children...

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EDM Supported: 5th September, 2019

That this House notes with deep concern the over 90,000 fires recorded in Brazil so far this year, with burning detected inside indigenous lands and nature reserves; notes that the Amazon rainforest is home to over 20 million people including 1 million indigenous people, 10 per cent of the Earth's biodiversity and the world's largest carbon sink; understands fires have been set deliberately...

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Written Question: 2nd September, 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans he has to include the Women’s World Cup Football Finals in the Listed Events category for free to air sports viewing.
 
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EDM Sponsored: 19th August, 2019

That this House condemns the policies pursued by the Administration of President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, which are destroying the Amazon rainforest; notes that more than 3,700 square kilometres of forest has been deforested in 2019 with July being the worst month on record so far; further condemns the violence used against indigenous populations in those areas, which has been sanctioned by the leader who should protect those populations; and asks the Foreign Secretary to raise the matter with his Brazilian counterpart at the earliest opportunity.

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