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Bahrain: Appeals

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL7185, tabled on 23 April 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether UK diplomats will attend the final appeal hearing of seven civilians, four of whom are currently on the death row, being tried in a Bahraini military court on 25 April.

Answered on

8 May 2018

‚ÄčThe trials in military courts have been closely monitored by the British Embassy in Bahrain. The UK welcomes the decision on 26 April of His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa to commute four death sentences.