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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-10more like thismore than 2018-01-10
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Bahrain: Detainees remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 January (HL4382), on the basis of what information other than the structure of the oversight bodies in Bahrain they have made the assessment that the Ombudsman service in Bahrain is independent. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The British Embassy in Bahrain has a continuing dialogue with both the Government of Bahrain and all human rights oversight bodies. The Ministry of Interior Ombudsman was established as an independent oversight body by Royal Decree in 2012. In 2013 the International Ombudsman Institute acknowledged that the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman fulfils its criteria for voting membership stating that the organisation &quot;is functionally independent of any public authority over which jurisdiction is held.&quot; It was the first organisation of its kind in the region and remains unique. In 2014 the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman's Office won the EU's Chaillot Prize for the promotion of human rights in the Gulf Cooperation Council region.</p><p>We understand that investigations are carried out on receipt of a complaint and we continue to encourage these to be swift, thorough and transparent.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-01-24T16:28:14.297Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-24T16:28:14.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this