Hajer Mansoor Hassan:Written question - HL9606

Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 17 July 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Hajer Mansoor Hassan
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 16 April (HL6839), what assessments have since been made on the ability of Bahraini human rights defender, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, to continue his work in the UK given the recent threats and reprisals facing his imprisoned mother-in-law, Hajer Mansoor Hassan.
Answered on: 31 July 2018

We have received assurances from the Bahraini authorities that there have been no reprisals against the family members of Sayed Alwadaei. We understand that he has been able to continue his work in the UK.

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.

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