Nabeel Rajab:Written question - 117799

Asked by Martyn Day
(Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
Asked on: 06 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Nabeel Rajab
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations his Department has made to the Government of Bahrain on Nabeel Rajab’s unsuccessful appeal against a two-year prison sentence for speaking to journalists.
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 14 December 2017
​We continue to closely monitor the case of Nabeel Rajab and have raised it with the Bahraini Government at the highest levels. The British Government continues to emphasise to the Government of Bahrain the need to respect the rights of all citizens, including freedom of expression.

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