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Bahrain

House of Lords written question – answered on 16th June 2011.

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Photo of Lord Patten Lord Patten Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of demonstrators who have been killed and disappeared in Bahrain this year.

Photo of Lord Howell of Guildford Lord Howell of Guildford Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (International Energy Policy)

We believe that at least 20 demonstrators have been killed since the protests in Bahrain started in February, but we are unable to confirm exact figures. We have seen no reliable figures for people said to have disappeared in Bahrain this year.

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