Bahrain: Political Prisoners:Written question - HL6556

Q
Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 21 March 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Political Prisoners
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to make any representations to the government of Bahrain concerning the hunger strike declared by Hajer Mansoor Hassan in Isa Town Prison, and to protest about measures against political prisoners in Bahrain.
A
Answered on: 03 April 2018

​We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the appropriate oversight body. We urge these oversight bodies to carry out swift and thorough investigations into any such claims. We understand that the National Institution for Human Rights is aware of this case and is monitoring the situation, and that the Ombudsman of the Ministry of Interior is investigating the claims.

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