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Bahrain: Torture

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL8195, tabled on 23 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 3 April (HL6557), on what basis they consider the Bahraini Special Investigation Unit’s investigation into the death-row inmates Mohamed Ramadan and Husain Moosa to be transparent.

Answered on

6 June 2018

We welcome the investigation and recommendation of the Special Investigations Unit and the subsequent decision of the Minister of Justice to refer the cases of Mohamed Ramadan and Husain Moosa back to the Court of Cassation for retrial. The recommendation and subsequent decision has been made available in the public domain. We will continue to closely monitor these cases.