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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Abdulwahab Hussain (13 Jan 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) reports he has received and (b) representations he has made to his Bahrainian counterpart on the reported denial of adequate medical treatment to Husain Abdulwahab at Jau prison in Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: International Institute for Strategic Studies (13 Jan 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what issues he raised to whom which related to human rights at the Manama Dialogue 2016.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nabeel Rajab (13 Jan 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: ​Officials at the British Embassy in Bahrain continue to monitor the case of Nabeel Rajab attending each of his hearings, most recently on 28 December. I continue to have broad ranging conversations with my opposite number, His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, covering all bilateral issues.

Armed Forces: Capability - Motion to Take Note (12 Jan 2017)

the Bishop of Portsmouth: ...has new defence centres in Dubai and Singapore. We have some Army presence in Oman and joint training with Singapore after 70 years of this co-operation with only the US. A naval support facility has opened in Bahrain and the new aircraft carriers will have what is called “a presence” in the Pacific. We may welcome and applaud the strategic intent but our capacity to sustain...

Yemen (12 Jan 2017)

Emily Thornberry: ...body into which the Government have put all their faith to ensure that the coalition is not violating international law. Let us look at the man in charge of the JIAT, Colonel Mansour al-Mansour—or, as he is known by some in Bahrain, “The Butcher”. In 2011, while Bahrain’s popular uprising was being brutally supressed and martial law was being put in place, Colonel...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Capital Punishment (21 Dec 2016)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, during her recent visit to Bahrain, the Prime Minister raised with the government of Bahrain the cases of Mohammed Ramadan and eight others who face the death penalty, after convictions based on evidence alleged to have been extracted by torture; and if so, with what result.

UK Nationals Imprisoned Abroad — [Robert Flello in the Chair] (20 Dec 2016)

Andrew Slaughter: ...on death row: Ali al-Nimr, Dawood al-Marhoon and Abdullah al-Zaher. However, there are other cases in which the Government pull their punches, such as the case of Nabeel Rajab, the president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, who has been in and out of prison for five years, and is currently there on a charge of spreading false news by tweeting in a bid to discredit Bahrain. Believe...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ali Salman (20 Dec 2016)

Andrew Slaughter: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the government of Bahrain on the detention of Sheikh Ali Salman.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Visits Abroad (20 Dec 2016)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many visits were made by Ministers to (a) Saudi Arabia, (b) Bahrain, (c) Oman, (d) Qatar and (e) the United Arab Emirates in (i) 2014, (ii) 2015 and (iii) 2016; and what the cost to the public purse was of (A) transport, (B) accommodation and (C) expenses of each of those such visits for (1) Ministers and (2) accompanying...

Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill (16 Dec 2016)

Philip Davies: help set up shelters for victims of domestic violence. She did the same when she moved to Italy, and she returned to England in 1997. More recently, in March 2007, she opened the first Arab refuge for victims of domestic violence in Bahrain. I hope that people may listen to her if they will not listen to me. In 2011, she said in a press release on the international day for the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Mohamed Ramadan (16 Dec 2016)

Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has received on the death sentence of Mohammed Ramadan in Bahrain.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Gulf States (15 Dec 2016)

Douglas Chapman: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how the 3 billion in defence expenditure in the Gulf Region announced by the Prime Minister during her visit to Bahrain in December 2016 will be allocated.

Petition - Greater Manchester Spatial Framework: International Human Rights Day (13 Dec 2016)

Ann Clwyd: ...s most robust arms exports licensing committees. Obviously in this case, it is either not robust enough or it is not being properly applied. Countries in which the human rights situation is a serious concern are Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Bahrain, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, North Korea and Burma.

Iran: Human Rights - Question for Short Debate (8 Dec 2016)

Lord Ahmed: ...the importance of Iran as a growing regional player and a country that has huge influence on Shia Muslims around the world. We can try to improve our relations with Iran in order to find solutions for Syria, Iraq, Bahrain, Yemen and Afghanistan. We also need to help reconcile the two major regional Islamic powers, Saudi Arabia and Iran, to find peace and prosperity in the region and in...

Cancer Strategy (8 Dec 2016)

David Tredinnick: ...interest to the hon. Member for Poplar and Limehouse (Jim Fitzpatrick) talking about his experiences of smoking. I gave up smoking before a flight with a parliamentary delegation coming back from Bahrain nearly 15 years ago, and I have never looked back. One of the drivers that made me give up smoking was a conversation with the then Member for Manchester, Withington—I would call...

Brexit: Armed Forces and Diplomatic Service - Motion to Take Note (8 Dec 2016)

Lord West of Spithead: My Lords, we will all have seen the Prime Minister aboard HMS “Ocean” earlier this week in Bahrain. Did she know, as she spoke to the assembled ship’s company about the Navy and the importance of its global role post-Brexit, that that ship will be paid off in 2018, after a recent 65 million refit, with nothing to replace her? It is yet another cut to our perilously...

Business of the House (8 Dec 2016)

Valerie Vaz: ...Film Institute is wondering where this genre falls! I should like to remind him that it was the intention of 40 Government MPs to support yesterday’s Opposition motion that resulted in the Prime Minister conceding—from Bahrain—to the Labour motion. Where was the tarantula? The spider was missing, too. As ever, the message is confused. The Chancellor is saying that we are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Security (Northern Ireland) (7 Dec 2016)

Sylvia Hermon: ...who will have known Austin Hunter as a distinguished journalist in Northern Ireland—in sending condolences to his family, who are absolutely devastated by his death in a tragic traffic accident in Bahrain over the weekend?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 Dec 2016)

David Lidington: I have been asked to reply. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister is visiting the Gulf Co-operation Council summit in Bahrain. This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall have further such meetings later today.

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