Bahrain: Torture:Written question - 159552

(Islington South and Finsbury)
Asked on: 02 July 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Torture
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he has taken to urge the Bahraini regime to allow the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture immediate, unrestricted and continued access to the country.
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 10 July 2018

As part of our continuing open dialogue, we encourage Bahrain, and more than 100 other countries, to ratify the Optional Convention Against Torture, and to improve their relationship with the various bodies of the UN system.

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