Ahmed Mansoor

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 18th September 2018.

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Photo of Martyn Day Martyn Day Scottish National Party, Linlithgow and East Falkirk

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with this Emirati counterpart on the sentencing of the human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor.

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

My officials raised the case of Ahmed Mansoor with their Emirati counterparts at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 15 April. Similarly, in coordination with my officials and other EU member states, the EU Delegation to the UAE raised this case with Emirati officials on 5 July. ​

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