Bahrain: Human Rights:Written question - 903713

(Glasgow South)

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Asked on: 11 February 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Human Rights
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in Bahrain.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 23 February 2016

We continue to encourage the Government of Bahrain to meet its human rights obligations and to honour all conventions to which it is a party. We welcome the progress made by Bahrain on their reform programme, particularly with organisations that provide independent oversight of police behaviour and standards in detention.

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