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Bahrain: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 169154, tabled on 3 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what diplomatic steps he is taking to tackle the Bahraini Government's treatment of political prisoners.

Answered on

11 September 2018

‚ÄčThe British Government monitors events in Bahrain closely. Where we have concerns on specific issues, including prison conditions, we raise these with the Bahraini authorities. We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the relevant human rights oversight bodies.