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star this property date less than 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zuhair Ebrahim Jassim Abdullah Abas more like this
unstar 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, whether he has filed the case of Bahraini death-row inmate and victim of torture Zuhair Ebrahim under his Department's torture and mistreatment reporting guidance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lincoln more like this
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Karen Lee more like this
star this property uin 199917 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of the case of Zuhair Ebrahim, and we are seeking further information. <br> <br>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office registers details of alleged torture whenever this comes to the attention of a UK official in the course of their duties, in line with the UK Torture and Mistreatment Reporting Guidance.</p><p>We encourage those with concerns about treatment in detention to report these to the relevant human rights oversight bodies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-12-14T12:48:41.587Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-14T12:48:41.587Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4664
star this property label Biography information for Karen Lee more like this
1020668
star this property registered interest false remove filter
star this property date less than 2018-12-06more like thismore than 2018-12-06
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zuhair Ebrahim Jassim Abdullah Abas more like this
unstar 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 representations he has made to the Bahraini Government on the case of Zuhair Ebrahim who was sentenced to death on 29 November 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lincoln more like this
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Karen Lee more like this
star this property uin 199918 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-14more like thismore than 2018-12-14
star this property answer text <p>The Foreign and Commonwealth Office monitors events in Bahrain closely. We are aware of the case of Zuhair Ebrahim and are seeking further information. It is the UK's longstanding position to oppose capital sentences in all circumstances and countries. We continue to make this clear to the Government of Bahrain.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-12-14T12:47:37.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-14T12:47:37.04Z
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1201
star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4664
star this property label Biography information for Karen Lee more like this
1043006
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star this property date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Violence more like this
unstar 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 assessment he has made of reports of recent violence in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 209728 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>While we condemn the violent behaviour of some protestors, and unlawful acts such as arson and looting, we are deeply concerned that Zimbabwe’s security forces have acted disproportionately in response. In particular, there are disturbing reports of use of live ammunition, intimidation and excessive force. On 17 January I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador to highlight our concern at the ongoing situation in Zimbabwe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T15:10:31.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T15:10:31.69Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
1050274
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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Violence more like this
unstar 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 diplomatic steps the Government is taking to support efforts to end the violence in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 213267 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador on 17 January, to express our concern at the ongoing situation there, urge the security forces to stop using disproportionate force, and to investigate any cases of alleged human rights abuses. On 21 January, the Foreign Secretary, in a public message to President Mnangagwa, urged him not to turn back the clock and to work with all Zimbabweans in dialogue for a better future. On 30 January, I spoke to Foreign Minister Moyo, repeating our calls for an end to human rights violations and a full investigation into all alleged abuse.</p><p>We will continue to raise our serious concerns with the Government of Zimbabwe through our Embassy in Harare and Ministerial interventions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T16:11:20.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T16:11:20.897Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1042357
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star this property date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Trade Unions more like this
unstar 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 representations he has made to his Zimbabwean counterpart on that country's obligations under international human rights and international law in relation to the treatment of independent Trades Unions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 209373 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador on 17 January to highlight our concern at the ongoing situation in Zimbabwe.</p><p>I call on the Government of Zimbabwe to ensure its security forces act professionally, proportionately and at all times with respect for human life and constitutional rights. We further call on the Government of Zimbabwe to investigate all allegations of human rights violations and abuses. We also urge the reinstatement of full internet access, consistent with citizens' constitutional right to freedom of expression.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T14:56:10.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T14:56:10.637Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
4425
star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1015384
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Politics and Government more like this
unstar 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 and security situation in Zimbabwe. 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 196089 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>We agree with the international electoral mission's reports, that there remain significant shortcomings in the electoral system which must be addressed to build much-needed confidence in Zimbabwe's democratic process. We welcomed the establishment of the independent Commission of Inquiry to investigate the violence against civilians in the post-election period. The Commission must report its findings in a transparent and timely manner.</p><p>Following early August violence, which left at least 6 people dead, the security situation in Zimbabwe has remained calm.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T16:40:39.827Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T16:40:39.827Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1045535
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star this property date less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Politics and Government more like this
unstar 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 representations has he made to the Government of Zimbabwe in relation to the political situation in that country; and what guidance he has issued to officials from his Department in that country on official contact with the Zimbabwean President. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 210442 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answer text <p>On 17 January, I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to highlight our concern at the ongoing situation in Zimbabwe. We call on the Zimbabwean Government to stop disproportionate use of force by the security forces, investigate any cases of alleged human rights abuses and reinstate full internet access.</p><p>I have issued no guidance to Foreign and Commonwealth Officials on official contact with President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-01-24T16:25:26.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T16:25:26.527Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1046039
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star this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Politics and Government more like this
unstar 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 discussions he has had with the Commonwealth Secretariat and his Commonwealth counterparts on the political and security situation in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield North more like this
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Joan Ryan more like this
star this property uin 211079 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
star this property answer text <p>I attended the EU-AU Ministerial meeting in Brussels on January 21 where I discussed a range of issues, including Zimbabwe, with counterparts. I will continue to raise the political and security situation in Zimbabwe with key interlocutors, including those from Commonwealth states.</p><p>I have not had any recent discussions with the Commonwealth Secretariat but officials from the FCO and DFID remain in regular contact. The UK would not support Zimbabwe's membership of the Commonwealth at this time because of credible reports of human rights violations by the security forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-01-28T15:43:53.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-28T15:43:53.167Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Joan Ryan more like this
1050475
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star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Politics and Government more like this
unstar 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 discussions he has had with his counterparts in (a) South Africa, (b) Botswana, (c) Namibia and and (d) Malawi on the situation in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
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Jo Swinson more like this
star this property uin 213986 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>I travelled to South Africa on 30 January and raised Zimbabwe with key regional interlocutors, emphasising the need for urgent action by the international community.</p><p>I also attended the EU-AU Ministerial meeting in Brussels on 21 January and discussed a range of issues, including Zimbabwe at the meeting.</p><p>I will continue to raise the political and security situation in Zimbabwe with key counterparts, including those from Commonwealth states, as I did with the Foreign Minister of Mozambique on 3 February.</p><p>​</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T16:08:49.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T16:08:49.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
1077191
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star this property date less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star 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 Zimbabwe: Politics and Government more like this
unstar 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 British Embassy is taking to assist (a) civil society and (b) opposition politicians in Zimbabwe. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 225614 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK provides extensive financial and technical assistance to civil society organisations in Zimbabwe who support Zimbabwean citizens in holding the state to account. We do not publicise our partners to avoid putting them at risk.</p><p>The UK does not support any candidate or political party in Zimbabwe. We have made clear to the Government of Zimbabwe that opposition parties should be free to campaign peacefully. UK diplomats hold regular meetings with political leaders from all main parties. Our Ambassador last met with the main opposition The Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa on 16 January.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-05T17:38:31.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T17:38:31.187Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
4640
star this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this