Mohamed Ramadan:Written question - 33305

Q
Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 11 April 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Mohamed Ramadan
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government made to the Ombudsman of the Bahraini (a) Ministry of Interior and (b) authorities on that Ombudsman's investigation into the alleged torture of Mohamed Ramadan.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 19 April 2016

The Government has raised Mohamed Ramadan’s case with the Bahraini authorities. I did so most recently when I met the Bahraini Ambassador to the UK, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, on 8 March 2016. Embassy officials have been in direct contact with the Ombudsman, who has confirmed that whilst there have been a number of complaints raised with his office in the case of Mr Ramadan, there have been no allegations of mistreatment or torture.

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