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Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report 2016 (20 Jul 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...on human rights issues overseas in 2016. The report assesses the human rights situation in 30 countries which FCO has designated as its Human Rights Priority Countries. These are: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Burma, Burundi, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Israel and the...

Armed Forces (19 Jul 2017)

Eddie Hughes: ...Navy. Our troops are operating in 80 different areas around the world. People in Walsall North will be familiar with some of those areas, such as the Falklands, but perhaps not so familiar with Bahrain, other than as a venue for the Grand Prix. My hon. Friend the Member for Aldershot has written about Bahrain, and I have read his papers. I understand that we have recently celebrated the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Prisoners (13 Jul 2017)

Hilary Benn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterparts in the Bahrain Government on the treatment of (a) Ebtisam Al-Sayegh and (b) Mohammed Khalil al Shakouri.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (13 Jul 2017)

Lord Luce: Her Majesty's Government whether, in response to invitations from the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain, they are providing any training or assistance for that government; and, if so, in what areas.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: *No heading* (13 Jul 2017)

Lord Luce: Her Majesty's Government whether they have been invited by the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain to provide support and training to improve the administration and conditions of prisons in Bahrain.

Gulf Countries and Qatar - Question for Short Debate (11 Jul 2017)

Baroness Goldie: .... However, serious allegations have been made against Qatar and we will study the evidence carefully—indeed, the noble Lord, Lord Hussain, raised this point. We encourage Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt to disclose any evidence they have to the relevant authorities. It is important that Qatar should treat the allegations seriously and respond to its...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Newspaper Press (7 Jul 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Bahrain on its decision to suspend indefinitely the newspaper Al Wasat.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: National Security (7 Jul 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government has provided technical assistance to the Bahrain National Security Agency.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sayed Alwadaei (7 Jul 2017)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Kingdom of Bahrain on the treatment of family members of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei.

Middle East (IRC Report) - Motion to Take Note (4 Jul 2017)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...Kuwait’s mediation efforts. They urged the need for dialogue and for all sides to work together to ensure Gulf unity”. What further action will the Government take if the GCC decides to implement further sanctions against Qatar? The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are meeting in Cairo today to discuss the crisis. What ongoing discussions are the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Police (3 Jul 2017)

Tom Brake: ...has provided (a) training, (b) workshops, (c) study tours and (d) other assistance to (i) the Director of Muharraq Police Station and (ii) staff of the Muharraq Police Directorate of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Qatar: Sanctions (28 Jun 2017)

Emily Thornberry: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his counterparts in (a) Saudi Arabia, (b) UAE, (c) Bahrain, (d) Egypt and (e) Yemen on the imposition of sanctions by those countries on Qatar since 5 June 2017; what steps he is taking to facilitate a negotiated solution to the dispute between those countries; and what assessment he...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gulf Cooperation Council (28 Jun 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...against terrorism, Qatar needs to build on the steps they have already taken to tackle funding to extremist groups. We will study all evidence very closely, and encourage Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to disclose any evidence to the relevant authorities. Any demands made on the Qataris must be measured and realistic.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Qatar: International Transport (28 Jun 2017)

Boris Johnson: ...air carriers registered in Qatar, including Qatar Airways, have restrictions on the airspace they can use. There are currently no direct flights between Qatar and a number of countries, including Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. We understand that alternative routes are being used for commercial shipping to and from Qatar. We continue to monitor the situation closely and...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (22 Jun 2017)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: ..., which took place in London, has actually been secured and how much has been delivered to the people who need it most in this ongoing humanitarian catastrophe? In a much-publicised speech, the Foreign Secretary said that the UK was “back east of Suez”, and the Prime Minister said in Bahrain that the UK’s new Gulf strategy would deepen further our relationship with the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Torture (27 Apr 2017)

Lord Scriven: ...ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the finding of the UN Special Rapporteurs on Summary Executions, Torture and the Independence of Judges and Lawyers that the conduct of the Bahrain Ombudsman for the Ministry of Interior in investigating the torture of Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa raises concerns regarding the Ombudsman’s independence, professionalism...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Torture (27 Apr 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the risk that Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa will be executed in Bahrain while the Bahraini Special Investigations Unit’s investigation into their torture allegations is ongoing.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Torture (27 Apr 2017)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the refusal of the Bahrain Ombudsman to release the details of his investigation into Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa’s torture allegations to the alleged victims and their lawyers.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sayed Alwadaei (25 Apr 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The UK monitors events in Bahrain closely. We continue to raise concerns about human rights with the Bahraini authorities, both in private and in public. We encourage anyone with concerns about their treatment in detention to report these directly to the Ombudsman.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Abduljalil Abdulla al-Singace (25 Apr 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The UK monitors events in Bahrain closely. We continue to raise concerns about human rights with the Bahraini authorities, both in private and in public. We encourage anyone with concerns about their treatment in detention to report these directly to the Ombudsman.


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