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Bahrain: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL7914, tabled on 15 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of investigations by Bahraini oversight bodies into the ill-treatment of female political prisoners Hajer Mansoor Hassan and Madina Ali.

Answered on

30 May 2018

​We understand that the National Institute for Human Rights and the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman's Office in Bahrain are aware of these cases and are undertaking investigations. The UK continues to monitor these cases closely.