Bahraini Ministry of Interior Ombudsman:Written question - HL7303

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Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 25 April 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahraini Ministry of Interior Ombudsman
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what technical, financial or other support the UK has given to the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman in Bahrain to help it achieve its objectives.
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Answered on: 14 May 2018

​The UK has been providing a range of technical and practical assistance to the Government of Bahrain since 2012, in support of its reform programme. This technical assistance supports the building of effective and accountable institutions, strengthening the rule of law, and police and justice reform. It has included work with the National Institution of Human Rights, the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman, and the Prisoners' and Detainees' Rights Commission. Any training provided by or on behalf of the British Government complies with our domestic and international human rights obligations.

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