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Bahrain: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 105029, tabled on 13 September 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Government of Bahrain on the provision of (a) adequate food, (b) medical care and (c) contact with family members for (i) all political prisoners, (ii) Ebtisam al-Saegh and (iii) Hajar Mansoor.

Answered on

12 October 2017

The UK continues to encourage the Government of Bahrain to deliver on its international and domestic human rights commitments. ​We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the relevant human rights oversight bodies.