Minister for Middle East statement on the sentencing of Nabeel Rajab in Bahrain
Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt responded to the ruling.
Minister Burt said:
I am concerned about the upholding of the five-year sentence given to Mr Nabeel Rajab, in addition to the two-year sentence he has served.
The UK urges Bahrain to protect freedom of expression for all its citizens, in line with their international commitments.
Published 31 December 2018