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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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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 what representations they are making to the government of Bahrain in respect of the charges against Nabeel Rajab and Zainab al Khawaja. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
star this property uin HL2236 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Our Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain has raised both cases with the Government of Bahrain and emphasised the importance of ensuring that due legal process is respected and international norms of justice adhered to. We will continue to monitor both cases closely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:37:04.7098963Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:37:04.7098963Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
star this property tabling member
1665
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100176
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports he has received of ethnic discrimination by the Bahraini government against Bahraini Shia; and what steps he is taking to condemn and to prevent such discrimination in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
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Mr Mark Williams more like this
star this property uin 211314 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry made a number of observations regarding long-standing complaints of sect-based discrimination in Bahrain. We have raised these concerns with the Government of Bahrain and we continue to encourage the Bahraini authorities to implement in full the recommendations set out in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T14:52:26.0746891Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T14:52:26.0746891Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property tabling member
1498
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Williams more like this
100396
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the government of Bahrain on its human rights record. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 211637 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>Our Ambassador and his team regularly discuss human rights and political reform with the Government of Bahrain at the highest levels. We are supportive of the reforms underway in Bahrain and commend the steps taken by the Bahraini government to implement the recommendations set out in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry and UN Universal Periodic Review. Whilst progress has been made in a number of areas, we are clear that more needs to be done. I will continue to encourage the Government of Bahrain to ensure that the recommendations are fully implemented.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:04:36.4474811Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:04:36.4474811Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property tabling member
478
unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
61500
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the government of Bahrain concerning the number of children who have been arrested there since 2011. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
star this property uin HL278 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
star this property answer text <p>Our Embassy in Manama has raised the rates of imprisonment of young people with the Ministry of the Interior and senior members of the Government of Bahrain on several occasions. This included supporting the decision by the Ombudsman's Office of the Ministry of the Interior to investigate fully concerns about the imprisonment of children set out by human rights non-governmental organisations last year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Warsi more like this
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less than 2014-06-18T11:44:44.9558991Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-18T11:44:44.9558991Z
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3839
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Warsi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
62292
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the government of Bahrain about the death of Syed Mahmood. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Ayrshire and Arran more like this
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Katy Clark more like this
star this property uin 200652 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answer text <p>We are concerned about the death of Syed Mahmood on 21 May. The Ministry of Interior has launched an investigation and we await their findings. We urge the government of Bahrain to ensure the investigation is thorough, transparent and timely.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-23T10:23:22.4398833Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-23T10:23:22.4398833Z
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1415
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
star this property tabling member
1590
unstar this property label Biography information for Katy Clark more like this
62642
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dartford more like this
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Gareth Johnson more like this
star this property uin 201203 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
star this property answer text <p>We believe that the only way to promote peace and stability in Bahrain and address the legitimate aspirations of all Bahrainis is through dialogue leading to an inclusive political settlement. With elections in October, we hope that this is an opportunity to reach a deal. We encourage all sides to engage constructively in this process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-24T12:59:35.7919982Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-24T12:59:35.7919982Z
star this property answering member
1415
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Johnson more like this
63255
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he next plans to reassess whether Bahrain should be designated a country of concern. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 201833 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
star this property answer text <p>We assess every country where we have human rights concerns before the end of each calendar year for possible inclusion as a country of concern in the annual human rights report. The next global assessment will therefore take place shortly before the end of 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-26T08:48:15.7391461Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T08:48:15.7391461Z
star this property answering member
1415
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
star this property tabling member
304
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
63258
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the prevalence of human rights abuse in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 201822 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK works closely with the Government of Bahrain to provide targeted and practical assistance in torture prevention, judicial reform, civil service capacity building and community policing. During my visit to Bahrain in June for the UK-Bahrain Joint Working Group, I discussed the importance of human rights and political reform and UK assistance with the Bahraini authorities. We also continue to encourage all sides to engage constructively in political dialogue in order to reach an inclusive political settlement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-26T08:09:50.2265665Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T08:09:50.2265665Z
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1415
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
star this property tabling member
308
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
63259
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if his Department will take steps to investigate reports of human rights abuses, torture and arrests of political prisoners in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 201823 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
star this property answer text <p>We continue to monitor the human rights situation in Bahrain. The UK unreservedly condemns the use of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment as a matter of fundamental principle. Our Torture and Mistreatment Reporting Guidance, published in March 2011 reiterates the longstanding policy that our staff must report any allegation about suspected torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment so that such allegations can be acted upon appropriately.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-26T08:20:21.5712996Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T08:20:21.5712996Z
star this property answering member
1415
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
star this property tabling member
308
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
63260
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-23more like thismore than 2014-06-23
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 16 more like this
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to encourage civil rights and democracy in Bahrain. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 201824 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-26more like thismore than 2014-06-26
star this property answer text <p>We work closely with the Government of Bahrain to provide targeted and practical assistance in torture prevention, judicial reform, civil service capacity building and community policing. We also continue to encourage all sides to engage constructively in political dialogue in order to reach an inclusive political settlement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent more like this
star this property answering member printed Hugh Robertson more like this
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less than 2014-06-26T08:31:26.5693373Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-26T08:31:26.5693373Z
star this property answering member
1415
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Robertson more like this
star this property tabling member
308
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this