Bahrain: Journalism:Written question - 63684

Q
Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 08 February 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Journalism
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to the Bahrainian Government on licence renewals for journalists.
A
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 24 February 2017

The UK Government has continued to emphasise to the Bahraini Government the need to respect the rights of all citizens and to act proportionately to protect human rights, including freedom of expression.

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