Bahrain: Travel Restrictions:Written question - 40544

Asked by Hilary Benn
(Leeds Central)

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Asked on: 14 June 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Travel Restrictions
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the government of Bahrain on recent travel bans imposed on Bahraini citizens.
Answered by: Mr Philip Hammond
Answered on: 27 June 2016

We are seeking to establish the facts around the apparent prevention of a group of human rights activists travelling to Geneva for the for the UN Human Rights Council. I raised this issue with my Bahraini counterpart, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on 14 June 2016.

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