Mauritania: Human Rights:Written question - 22608

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Asked by Hilary Benn
(Leeds Central)
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Asked on: 14 January 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Mauritania: Human Rights
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the government of Mauritania on the imprisonment of Biram Dah Abeid in that country.
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Answered by: Mr Philip Hammond
Answered on: 19 January 2016

Mr Abeid’s case was most recently raised at an EU Heads of Mission meeting with the Mauritanian Prime Minister in December. We continue to monitor Mr Abeid’s case, and an FCO official visited Mr Abeid in Aleg prison in September.

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