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Hassan Mushaima

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 169721, tabled on 3 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent diplomatic steps his Department has made to secure the release from prison in Bahrain of Hassan Mushaima.

Answered on

11 September 2018

‚ÄčThe Foreign and Commonwealth Office and our Embassy in Bahrain have raised the case of Hassan Mushaima with the Bahraini authorities at senior levels. His imprisonment is a matter for the Bahraini authorities.The UK enjoys a close relationship with the Government of Bahrain which allows us to speak honestly about a range of issues, including human rights.