Ahed Tamimi

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 11th January 2018.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if his Department will make any representations to its Israeli counterpart on the arrest of Ahed Tamimi.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

On 2 January officials from our Embassy in Tel Aviv raised Ahed Tamimi's case with the Israeli authorities, noting the negative attention that the case was generating and the UK's long-standing concerns about the treatment of Palestinian minors in Israeli military detention.

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