Bahrain: Political Prisoners:Written question - 137936

Q
(Leeds North East)
Asked on: 25 April 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Political Prisoners
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has made representations to the Government of Bahrain on the denial of family visitations to political prisoners in Jau prison; and if he will make a statement.
A
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 02 May 2018

The Government monitors events in Bahrain closely. Where we have concerns on specific issues, including prison conditions, we raise these with the Bahraini authorities. We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the relevant human rights oversight bodies. We encourage the Government of Bahrain to deliver on its international and domestic human rights commitments.

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