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Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Zainab al-Khawaja (20 Feb 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: ...Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), Zainab Al Khawaja was released from prison on 31 May 2016. We raised Zainab Al Khawaja’s case regularly at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain prior to her release from prison on 31 May 2016.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (20 Feb 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund was used to support a visit by the Chief of Police of Bahrain to Belfast to learn about how the Police Service of Northern Ireland manages public order issues.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Deployment (7 Feb 2017)

Mike Penning: ..., Royal Air Force South Sudan - Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force Armed forces personnel are currently supporting EU operations in: The Central Mediterranean - Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force Bahrain - Royal Navy Djibouti - Royal Navy Mali -Army The Seychelles - Royal Navy Somalia - Royal Navy

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Capital Punishment (30 Jan 2017)

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the recent execution in Bahrain of three men convicted of murder; whether they will appeal for clemency in the cases of Mohammed Ramadan and Hussain Mosa; and if not, why not.

Brexit: UK International Relations - Motion to Take Note (26 Jan 2017)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire: ...a term that I last came across when I was a boy reading comics, and it is interesting that that is the language that our Foreign Secretary still uses. He continued, “we have just decided to restore our military presence east of Suez with a £3 billion commitment over ten years and a naval support facility in Bahrain. We have a commitment to the whole world … And as our...

Civil Society Space — [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] (26 Jan 2017)

Alan Duncan: ...confirm to the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington that we have raised the issue of discrimination against the Baha’i with the Government of Iran, and the arrest of Nabeel Rajab with the Government of Bahrain. I join the hon. Member for Glasgow North in praising the excellent work of our ambassador to Colombia. I have seen at first hand the work of our diplomats overseas...

Kashmir (19 Jan 2017)

Gill Furniss: ...are likely to be inaccurate and indiscriminate at longer ranges”. The report goes on to state that most countries “prohibit the use of metal shot as excessively dangerous but several countries, including Egypt and Bahrain, use it regularly.” It appears that we should add India to that list of states. India is the largest democracy in the world, with a thriving economy and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Capital Punishment (19 Jan 2017)

Margaret Ferrier: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the government of Bahrain on the death sentences against Abbas al-Samea, Sami Mushaima and Ali al-Singace; and if he will make a statement.

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: ...to 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.


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