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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ahmed al-Asiri (20 Apr 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the government of Bahrain that an attempted citizen's arrest of Maj Gen Ahmed al-Asiri, relating to alleged war crimes committed in Yemen by Saudi Arabia, was a "barbaric assault by a group of terrorists".

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nabeel Rajab (20 Apr 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have called on the government of Bahrain to drop charges against Nabeel Rajab relating to the making of public statements, on the grounds of human rights, including freedom of the press.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sayed Alwadaei (20 Apr 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action the British Embassy in Bahrain is taking in relation to reports of reprisals against family members of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, who has refugee status in the UK, including the reported arrest of his mother-in-law and brother-in-law on 2 March and allegations that they were tortured and interrogated in response to his activities in the UK.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sayed Alwadaei (20 Apr 2017)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and our Embassy in Bahrain are monitoring this issue. They have received and logged one report in accordance with the FCO’s guidance on reporting torture and mistreatment. We encourage all those with concerns about their treatment in detention to report these directly to the Bahraini Ombudsman, and we urge the Ombudsman to carry out thorough...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Prisoners (5 Apr 2017)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Bahrain for the release from prison of (1) Abduljalil al-Singace, (2) Hussain Hubail, and (3) Hasan Mushaima, in the light of their medical conditions.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Politics and Government (30 Mar 2017)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to help prevent renewed political violence in Bahrain, in the light of recent reports of executions, arrests and deprivations of citizenship in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Human Rights (29 Mar 2017)

Lord Hylton: ...what is their response to the speech by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on 8 March at Geneva on the activities of his Office and recent human rights developments, calling on the government of Bahrain to undertake concrete confidence building measures and allow his Office mandate holders to conduct visits.

Iran’s Influence in the Middle East — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (22 Mar 2017)

Fabian Hamilton: ...; it is his closest ally, of course. Iran has come to dominate so many nations in the region, especially those that I have mentioned. As we heard, it is more clandestinely supporting the Shi’a Houthi rebels in Yemen, and it has criticised Bahrain for mistreating its own Shi’a population. The hon. Member for Hendon mentioned something that baffled me slightly; I do not know...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund and Prosperity Fund (21 Mar 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...and Security Fund (CSSF) in FY16/17 in line with NSC direction and oversight. Some exclusions have been made on the grounds of operational security; Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma, Burundi, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia , Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia,...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Capital Punishment (21 Mar 2017)

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain concerning the planned executions of Hussein Ali Mousa and Mohammed Ramadan.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Human Rights (21 Mar 2017)

Baroness Tonge: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to sign the Swiss resolution condemning human rights abuses in Bahrain at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Human Rights (21 Mar 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the UK will not sign a Swiss-led statement at the UN Human Rights Council, criticising human rights violations in Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Human Rights (14 Mar 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the proposed constitutional change in Bahrain to allow military courts to try civilians on human rights in that country.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sayed Alwadaei (14 Mar 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and our Embassy in Bahrain are monitoring this issue closely. The Ministry of Interior Ombudsman has responsibility for investigating allegations of mistreatment in detention. We encourage all those with concerns about their treatment in detention to report these directly to the Ombudsman, and we urge the Ombudsman to carry out thorough investigations into...

Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law (13 Mar 2017)

Tom Brake: ...those areas. The Foreign Secretary was rather dismissive of the concerns being expressed about human rights issues, but I say to him and to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, who will respond to the debate, that the Government’s position on Bahrain, Burma, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Yemen makes it clear that human rights are not a priority for them, although trade and arms sales...

Armed Forces: East of Suez - Question (9 Mar 2017)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...fluctuates according to operational demand. However, with the advent of major exercise programmes, British defence staff in Dubai, the regional land training hub in Oman and the UK naval facility in Bahrain, we will have the permanence and presence to deepen our partnerships in the region.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: UN Human Rights Council (9 Mar 2017)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on the proposed Swiss statement at the UN Human Rights Council on Bahrain; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements (2 Mar 2017)

Greg Hands: ...nine working groups in the last 12 months: with Australia, China, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Israel, India, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey and South Korea. The GCC comprises 6 countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. As the PM announced during her visit to Washington, we will also take forward high-level talks with the USA.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Military Aid (27 Feb 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what training assistance his Department has given to the Bahrain Police on collecting relevant intelligence prior to demonstrations.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Nabeel Rajab (27 Feb 2017)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will call on the Government of Bahrain to immediately and unconditionally release prisoner-of-conscience Nabeel Rajab and drop all charges against him.


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