Najah Ahmed Yousif:Written question - HL8232

Q
Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 24 May 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Najah Ahmed Yousif
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the torture allegations presented by Bahraini political activist Najah Ahmed Yousif; and whether representatives from the British Embassy in Manama will attend Ms Yousif's final sentencing.
A
Answered on: 08 June 2018

We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the appropriate oversight body. We also encourage these oversight bodies to carry out swift and thorough investigations into any such claim.

Officials from the British Embassy in Bahrain have been present at court hearings for Najah Ahmed Yousif. We will continue to monitor this case closely.

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