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Bahrain: Political Prisoners

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 752, tabled on 12 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, on what most recent date the UK Government held discussions with its Bahraini counterparts on allowing the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture access to (a) Bahrain and (b) Jau Prison in Bahrain.

Answered on

17 May 2021

The UK regularly raises human rights matters with the Government of Bahrain, including at senior levels. We encourage the Government of Bahrain to engage with interested parties.

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