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Abduljalil Abdulla al-Singace

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL7811, tabled on 11 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain regarding the mistreatment in prison of Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace and allegations that he is being denied access to necessary medical treatment by prison authorities.

Answered on

25 May 2018

We have raised this case at a senior level. The UK has a continuing dialogue with the Government of Bahrain in which we raise individual cases.

The UK encourages those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the relevant human rights oversight bodies. We urge these bodies to carry out swift and thorough investigations. The UK continues to encourage the Government of Bahrain to deliver on its international and domestic human rights commitments.