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Bahrain: Torture

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL6558, tabled on 21 March 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the alleged failure of the Bahraini Ministry of Interior Ombudsman to conduct an independent and thorough investigation into allegations of torture of Sayed Nizar Alwadaei, Hajer Mansoor Hassan, and Mahmood Marzooq Mansoor.

Answered on

3 April 2018

We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the appropriate oversight body and we encourage these oversight bodies to carry out swift and thorough investigations into any such claims. We understand that the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman has been contacted about these specific cases and is carrying out appropriate investigations.