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Saudi Arabia: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 271524, tabled on 1 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has made representations to his Saudi Arabian counterpart on the publication of proof of life evidence on political detainees being in custody in that country.

Answered on

4 July 2019

The British Government is very concerned about allegations of mistreatment of those detained in Saudi Arabia because of their political views. While we have not requested this information from the Saudi authorities, we continue to monitor these cases.

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