Bahrain: Ethnic Groups:Written question - 21200

Q
(Orkney and Shetland)
Asked on: 06 January 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Ethnic Groups
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received of discrimination by the Bahraini government against Bahraini Shia.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 13 January 2016

The Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry made a number of observations regarding long-standing complaints of sect-based discrimination in Bahrain. We have raised these concerns with the Government of Bahrain and we continue to encourage the Bahraini authorities to implement in full the recommendations set out in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry.

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