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Bahrain: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL20, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to impress upon the government of Bahrain the need to comply with international law in connection with the detention of political prisoners.

Answered on

25 May 2021

Defending human rights and promoting democracy around the world is a core priority for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and its diplomatic network. The UK government monitors events closely and we regularly engage with senior members of the Bahraini government to discuss matters of importance, including human rights.