Bahrain: Political Prisoners:Written question - HL7182

Q
Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 23 April 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Political Prisoners
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Bahrain regarding the use of citizenship revocation and statelessness as a punitive measure against political prisoners in Bahrain, in the light of reports that more than 600 Bahraini nationals have had their citizenship revoked since 2012.
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Answered on: 08 May 2018

The UK has concerns about the revocation of nationality when it renders individuals stateless. We have raised this issue at a senior level with the Government of Bahrain.

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