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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept id 16 more like this
answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
hansard heading Egypt remove filter
house id 2 remove filter
legislature
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pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Egyptian authorities regarding Yara Sallam. more like this
tabling member printed
Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
uin HL2380 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
answer text <p>Government representatives from our Embassy in Cairo are closely monitoring cases where prosecutions have been made under the protest law in Egypt. We have called on the Egyptian government to review the Protest Law and have raised specific cases with them, including during the visit by Foreign Minister Shoukry to the UK on 27 October. The Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron), asked that the Egyptian government address the large number of people being held in detention during his meeting with President Al-Sisi at the UN General Assembly in New York on 23 September. The Government believes that freedom of expression, including the right to protest peacefully, is vital in any democracy.</p> more like this
answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-11-03T15:39:52.0759865Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T15:39:52.0759865Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
tabling member
4153
label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this