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Duaa Alwadaei

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL8318, tabled on 4 June 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 16 April (HL6839), how the charges against Duaa Alwadaei were confirmed; and what steps they took to verify the charges.

Answered on

14 June 2018

We have been closely monitoring the case of Duaa Alwadaei who has been tried in absentia after failing to attend court on charges of assault. Officials from our Embassy in Bahrain were present at the hearing where the charges were read. The Government of Bahrain has also released public statements on the case.