Bahrain: Political Prisoners:Written question - HL11808

Q
Asked by Lord Scriven
Asked on: 26 November 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Political Prisoners
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 19 November (HL11290), how the human rights impact and the effectiveness of the technical assistance programme to Bahrain is assessed if no figures are held for the number of political prisoners.
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Answered on: 10 December 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has provided numerous updates on its work in Bahrain in its annual Human Rights Reports. The UK has provided a range of technical assistance and will continue to support Bahrain to deliver its reform initiatives. Only by working with partners can we bring about the changes we would like to see.

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