Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in its Report on Democracy and HR: Allegations of Mistreatment Continue in Bahrain
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said "Allegations of mistreatment in detention continued to be made in Bahrain," indicating that "it monitored such cases closely, and engaged with the Government of Bahrain, Bahraini oversight bodies and international organizations on these issues."
Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike Urges Britain to Stop Training Bahraini Security Forces
A Bahraini political prisoner on hunger strike sent a letter to the British Foreign Office urging them to stop training that is contributing to human rights violations in the Gulf state, reported the Morning Star newspaper.
UK Parliamentarians Demand Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to Urgently Interfere to Help Haji and Fateel
The British Morning Star newspaper stated that tWO British parliamentarians have written to Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt demanding his "urgent intervention" to help political prisoners on hunger strike in Bahrain.
British Foreign Office Spokesman: We Will Examine Amnesty Int’l Report on Bahrain
British Foreign Office spokesman Edwin Samuel said his government would examine the Amnesty International report, which said that the silence of Britain and the US contributed to the increase in human rights violations in Bahrain.
British FCO: We Discussed HR Issues with Bahraini FM
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) stated that the British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond discussed human rights issues with his Bahraini counterpart, Khalid bin Ahmad Al Khalifa, at a meeting held recently.