To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has made representations to the Bahraini Government on the prosecution of Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman; and if he will make a statement.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
15 June 2018
We have raised this case at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and our Embassy in Bahrain continue to monitor Sheikh Ali Salman's case closely. Embassy officials have regularly attended trial hearings. We continue to encourage the Government of Bahrain to deliver on its international and domestic human rights commitments.