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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
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 Nabeel Rajab remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Bahraini authorities on the release of Nabeel Rajab. more like this
tabling member constituency North West Norfolk more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Henry Bellingham more like this
uin 180116 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-10-23
answer text <p>The honorable member will recall that I expressed my concerns on the sentence given to Mr Rajab in my written statement of 21 February. I also reiterated the UK's call for Bahrain to protect freedom of expression for all its citizens, in line with international obligations.</p><p>The British Embassy in Bahrain has closely monitored the trials of Mr Rajab. Officials from the Embassy regularly attend Mr Rajab's court hearings, including the handing down of the latest appeal verdict. We have raised the case at senior levels as part of the UK's ongoing open dialogue with Bahrain. I am aware that there is now an opportunity for Mr Rajab's legal team to apply for an appeal through the judicial system. My officials will continue to monitor the case closely.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-10-23T15:11:05.043Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T15:11:05.043Z
answering member
1201
label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
tabling member
1441
label Biography information for Sir Henry Bellingham more like this