Bahrain: Political Prisoners

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Question to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, on what most recent date the UK Government held discussions with its Bahraini counterparts on allowing the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture access to (a) Bahrain and (b) Jau Prison in Bahrain.


Answered by
James Cleverly Portrait
James Cleverly
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
This question was answered on 17th May 2021

The UK regularly raises human rights matters with the Government of Bahrain, including at senior levels. We encourage the Government of Bahrain to engage with interested parties.

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