Human rights in Bahrain
Question for written answer E-005783/2020
to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Chris MacManus (GUE/NGL)
- 1.In the EU’s discussions with the Bahraini Government, will the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy ask Bahrain whether it will agree to a joint EU-Bahraini initiative to review cases of political prisoners sentenced in unfair mass trials, investigate allegations of torture and ill-treatment, and repeal recent decrees punishing those who criticise government policies or call for democratic transformation?
- 2.Will he also urge the Bahraini Government to give political prisoners with severe health problems, such as Hassan Mushaima and Abduljalil al-Singace, access to medical treatment?