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Gulf States: Human Rights

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL2770, tabled on 31 October 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that citizens of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates can be imprisoned or fined for expressing sympathy for Qatar.

Answered on

14 November 2017

​We are aware of the reports and have updated our Travel Advice accordingly. We call on all sides to take steps to de-escalate the situation and unite the Gulf Cooperation Council.