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Sheikh Isa Qassim

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 118723, tabled on 11 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has had discussions with the Government of Bahrain on the house arrest of Sheikh Isa Qassim since recent reports of his health deteriorating.

Answered on

19 December 2017

My officials have raised this issue with the Government of Bahrain, and have received assurances that Sheikh Isa Qassim is not under house arrest and is receiving medical treatment at a hospital of his choosing.