Sayed Alwadaei:Written question - HL4426

Q
Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 21 December 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sayed Alwadaei
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what evaluation they have made of the fairness of the trial of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei’s in the light of concerns about the reported lack of physical evidence and coerced confessions.
A
Answered on: 08 January 2018

​The British Government is closely following this case and our representatives regularly attend court hearings. We have raised this case at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain. We understand there is a right of appeal to the Court of Cassation and we will continue to monitor proceedings.

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