Bahrain: Nationality:Written question - 41318

Q
Asked by Jim Shannon
(Strangford)
Asked on: 27 June 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Nationality
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent reports he has received on the relocation of Bahraini citizenship from Sheikh Isa Qassim.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 01 July 2016

We are concerned by reports that the nationality of Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim is being revoked, and we have raised these concerns at senior levels in the Bahraini government and publicly. We strongly encourage Bahrain to live up to its international human rights obligations.

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