Harriett Baldwin: ...aircrews on deployment. We are absolutely right to celebrate the aerospace sector, but we also need to talk about the future. The Typhoon has been selected by nine national air forces, and we are currently pursuing exports to Bahrain, Belgium, Finland, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Qatar. Other Typhoon nations are also pursuing export opportunities to other countries. On the...
Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain concerning the transfer of Nabeel Rajab from the Ministry of Interior Hospital to Jau Prison; whether that government has indicated to them why the transfer took place; and what assessment they have made of his treatment.
Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty's Government on what date they last raised concerns with the government of Bahrain over the case of Nabeel Rajab.
Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last had a face to face conversation with representatives of the government of Bahrain about human rights issues; what conclusions they drew from that conversation; whether they raised the cases of (1) Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, (2) Nabeel Rajat, (3) Mahmood Marzooq, and (4) Hajar Mansoor Hasan; and if so, with what result.
Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the trial in Bahrain of (1) Hajer Mansoor Hassan and Sayed Nizar Alwadaei who were sentenced to three years in prison, and (2) Mahmood Marzooq Mansoor who was sentenced to six weeks in prison, on 30 October.
Lord Scriven: ...Group on Arbitrary Detention and five UN Special Rapporteurs that the detention, unfair trial and alleged torture of Hajer Mansoor Hassan, Sayed Nizar Alwadaei, and Mahmood Marzooq Mansoor in Bahrain were undertaken as a reprisal for Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei’s human rights work.
Lord Warner: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment hey have made of reports that Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have committed human rights violations in respect of Qatari citizens living or working in their countries, and in respect of their own citizens living or working in Qatar.
Lord Warner: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that citizens of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates can be imprisoned or fined for expressing sympathy for Qatar.
Lord Warner: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications of reported human rights violations by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates for the UK's trading relationships with those countries.
Therese Coffey: ...for their phase out of HCFCs. By 2024, the amount will be reduced by 40% and then by 70% by 2029, 80% by 2034 and finally 85% by 2036. All developing countries, except India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, The United Arab Emirates, Iran and Iraq will meet the following phase down commitment: By 2024, production and consumption of HFCs will be limited to 100% of...
Harriett Baldwin: ...international success. On behalf of the Eurofighter Typhoon Partner Nations, the Department is currently leading engagements with the following nations on their interest in the Typhoon aircraft: Bahrain, Belgium, Finland, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and the State of Qatar. To date 599 Typhoon aircraft have been ordered by the following nations: Austria, Germany, Italy, the State...
Hilary Benn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Bahrain on the trial and sentencing of Mansoor Hassan, Sayed Nizar Alwadei and Mahmood Marzooq.
Alistair Burt: ..., we are trying to understand a future Iran that is looking for engagement with the wider world on the one hand, but is engaged in disruptive activity on the other, whether in Syria, Yemen, Iraq or Bahrain. There is always the opportunity for those who have been responsible for such disruption to change, and our engagement with Iran is partly about providing the opportunity for it to be...
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: We know that the closure of borders between Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar has a real impact on the movement of people and goods and on the everyday lives of people in the region. We call upon the Gulf States to find a way of de-escalating the situation and lifting the current restrictions, and are engaging with all sides in support of Kuwait’s mediation efforts.
Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to meet representatives of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy to discuss human rights issues in Bahrain
Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Minister of State for the Middle East met, or had contact with, any non-governmental organisations or representatives of the Bahrain opposition during his recent visit to Bahrain.
Martin Docherty: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on which dates the Red Arrows display team last performed in (a) Saudi Arabia, (b) Jordan, (c) Kuwait, (d) Qatar, (e) Oman, (f) Bahrain and (g) the United Arab Emirates; how many personnel from his Department attended each such performance; and what the cost to the public purse was of each such performance.
Jim Shannon: ...ensure that the team is adequately resourced, that its leaders have internationally recognised credentials, and that its evidence is used to bring the perpetrators of ISIS’s crimes to justice. In Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Pakistan and Malaysia, both the Shi’a Muslim and atheist communities face treatment amounting to persecution. In Saudi Arabia, the Shi’a town al-Awamiyah,...
Hilary Benn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the Government of Bahrain on its treatment of the family of Sayed Alawdaei.
Leo Docherty: ...of energetic and ambitious global engagement. I saw a good example of that last weekend—I refer hon. Members to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests—when I travelled to Bahrain with several other hon. Members to see work being done on the new Royal Naval base, HMS Juffair. It is a remarkable facility, which will accommodate the four mine...