Bahrain: Prisoners:Written question - 39140

Q
(Hammersmith)
Asked on: 03 June 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Prisoners
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his counterpart in Bahrain on the health risks to Zainab al-Khawaja and her child in detention; and if he will press for the release of Ms al-Khawaja and her child.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 09 June 2016

We have raised Zainab Al Khawaja’s case regularly with the Government of Bahrain at the highest levels. I am pleased to inform you that shortly after the Foreign Secretary visited, Zainab Al Khawaja and her 18 month son were released from prison on 31 May.

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