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Bahrain: Elections

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 142354, tabled on 9 May 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to the Government of Bahrain on its proposed legislation prohibiting candidates from dissolved societies and organisations running for office in elections; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

15 May 2018

We are closely monitoring this proposed legislation. As with all elections in the region and beyond, we encourage the Government of Bahrain to ensure fair, inclusive and transparent elections.

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