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Bahrain: Integrated Activity Fund

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 58029, tabled on 10 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February 2020 to Question 14741 on Gulf States: Overseas Aid and with reference to the findings of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims’s assessment of Bahrain’s Special Investigations Unit’s (SIU) investigation into torture allegations filed by Husain Moosa which found that investigation to be inadequate and not compliant with international standards, if he will make an assessment of the extent to which the SIU's training programmes in receipt of Integrated Activity Fund (IAF) funding are on track to deliver the outcomes expected of IAF funded programmes.

Answered on

16 June 2020

The British Government takes note of a number of sources of information on Bahrain, including publications and statements from Non-Governmental Organisations, when assessing performance and progress. On the question of our assessment of Integrated Activity Fund activity with the Special Investigations Unit, I refer the Honourable Member to my response of 11 February to question 11506.