Sheikh Isa Qassim:Written question - 118723

Q
Asked by Jim Shannon
(Strangford)
Asked on: 11 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sheikh Isa Qassim
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has had discussions with the Government of Bahrain on the house arrest of Sheikh Isa Qassim since recent reports of his health deteriorating.
A
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 19 December 2017

My officials have raised this issue with the Government of Bahrain, and have received assurances that Sheikh Isa Qassim is not under house arrest and is receiving medical treatment at a hospital of his choosing.

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