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Sheikh Isa Qassim

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL3725, tabled on 29 November 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain about (1) the house arrest, and (2) deteriorations in health, of Sheikh Isa Qassim since May.

Answered on

12 December 2017

​We have raised this issue with the Bahraini authorities, as recently as December 10th. These authorities have issued public statements making clear that Isa Qassim has access to healthcare with no impediment, and is not under house arrest. He is currently undergoing treatment in hospital.