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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (25 March 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the government of Bahrain concerning the cases of Nabeel Rajab and Hussain Jawad and other human rights activists charged with expression-related offences.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (24 March 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the communication to Bahrain by the UN Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, Special Rapporteur on free assembly and Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders on 14...

Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Finance (19 March 2015)

Lord Bates: ...4 support, by nationality as at the end of 2014 Country of nationality Total supported under Section 4 Afghanistan 123 Albania 29 Algeria 90 Angola 30 Armenia 4 Azerbaijan 5 Bahrain 1 Bangladesh 18 Barbados 1 Belarus 2 Benin 3 Botswana 4 Brazil 1 Burkina 1 Burma 6 Burundi 8 Cameroon 32 Chad 3 China 885 Congo 45 Congo...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (17 March 2015)

Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make it his policy to include Bahrain as a country of concern in his Department's next Human Rights and Democracy Report.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (17 March 2015)

Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what technical assistance his Department has provided to the government of Bahrain in addition to the support and training already provided to the Ombudsman Office, the Special Investigations Unit and the judiciary.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: LGBT People (16 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Tim Farron: ...of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the level of persecution of LGBTI people in (a) Macedonia, (b) Slovakia, (c) Malaysia, (d) Egypt and (e) Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (16 March 2015)

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take in respect of encouraging the release from prison of Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights; and what discussions they have had with the government of Bahrain concerning torture of detainees and execution without trial of political prisoners.

Iraq: Nimrud — Question (12 March 2015)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: My Lords, the Government utterly condemn ISIL’s wanton destruction of cultural heritage sites in Iraq. We are not alone. The United Nations Security Council, the head of UNESCO, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the Arab League have all condemned ISIL’s systematic destruction of historic sites and relics. We will continue to work with Arab states, including Jordan and Saudi Arabia,...

Soft Power and the UK’s Influence (Select Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note (10 March 2015)

Lord Soley: ...it is hard to see where this started and where the process will end. It is fast-moving and very confusing in a way. I am sure that our embassies around the world have a key role to play in it. Recently, I led a delegation to Bahrain with Members of this House and of the House of Commons, which produced a report on its reform process. I have to say that it is doing well. It ought to be...

Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill [Lords]: Backbench Business — Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference (9 March 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...conference does not take place and there is not some progress on general disarmament across the middle east, the consequences, as explained by the right hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling, are obvious. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and many other countries have the resources, whether they want these weapons or not. What about Egypt? We can think of many examples of very wealthy countries in the...

Gender Equality: Developing Nations — Question (5 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Baroness Manzoor: My Lords, the law is unequally applied in Bahrain between Sunni women and Shia women in areas such as inheritance, divorce, child custody and domestic disputes. What are the Government doing to address these issues with the Bahraini Government, and if they have had any discussions, what are the timescales for addressing these terrible injustices and inequalities?

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (5 March 2015)

Stephen McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions officials in his Department have had with their counterparts in Bahrain on (a) democratic participation in that country and (b) programmes aimed at increasing such participation.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (5 March 2015)

Stephen McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he and Ministers in his Department have made to their counterparts in Bahrain on the use of torture in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (5 March 2015)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain about Dr Masaud Jahromi.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Bahrain (2 March 2015)

Vernon Coaker: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what accommodation will be constructed at the UK's new naval base in Bahrain; and how much of this will be allocated to the families of service personnel.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Bahrain (2 March 2015)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...and documentation held or produced by his Department on how the Government's Overseas Justice and Assistance Human Rights Guidance would affect the decision to enter an agreement with Bahrain to establish a naval base in the Gulf; and what assessment he has made of the compatibility of this decision with (a) international human rights treaties to which the UK is a party and (b) the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (26 February 2015)

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has received on introducing a resolution condemning Bahrain's human rights record at the UN Human Rights Council; and if he will make a statement.

Isil (23 February 2015)

Michael Fallon: ...bases. The hon. Gentleman is right that we need to continue to reassure other countries in the region that we are committed to their security. That is why we signed the recent naval base agreement in Bahrain and why, for example, I talked this morning with His Excellency the Qatari Defence Minister.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain (23 February 2015)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are making representations to the government of Bahrain about its revocation of nationality of citizens of that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iran (20 February 2015)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ..., the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and other Palestinian rejectionist groups, as well as Shia militant groups in Iraq and radical opposition elements in Bahrain. This support includes the provision of financial resources and training as well as the supply of military equipment, in contravention of UN Security Council Resolution 1747 which prohibits the export of...

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