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Hassan Mushaima

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL12966, tabled on 18 January 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the government of Bahrain about the detention of Hassan Mushaima, and his access to (1) the results of his cancer scans taken in August 2018, and (2) family visits; and, further to those discussions, what progress they understand has been made on those issues.

Answered on

31 January 2019

Our Embassy in Bahrain and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office continue to follow the case of Hassan Mushaima closely and have raised it with the Government of Bahrain at a senior level. The Government of Bahrain have given categorical assurances that, in his case and others, there is and has been access to appropriate medical care while in detention. We also understand that Mr Mushaima has received visits from family members.