Hassan Mushaima:Written question - 176581

Asked by Matt Western
(Warwick and Leamington)

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Asked on: 08 October 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Hassan Mushaima
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the government of Bahrain to ensure that Hassan Mushaima (a) receives adequate medical care in line with the UN's Nelson Mandela Rules, (b) is granted family visitation rights, (c) is granted access to reading materials.
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 11 October 2018

​As I said in my response to the debate in Westminster Hall on 11 September, the Government of Bahrain have released a detailed public statement regarding the access to healthcare that Mr Mushaima has received since he has been in detention, and we have received categorical assurances that, in his case and others, there is and has been access to appropriate medical care while in detention. We have also received similar assurances regarding visitation rights and access to reading and writing materials.

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