Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade: Written Answers on Human Rights Cases

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Written Answers Nos. 353-368
Human Rights Cases

353. Deputy Seán Crowe asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if his attention has been drawn to the case of a person (details supplied); his views on the fact this person is facing two separate trials in March 2017 related to their right to free speech; and if he will urgently raise his concerns regarding the case of this person with his Bahraini counterpart. [11443/17]

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am familiar with the case of the person in question, and of his repeated imprisonment and release over the last number of years for his work as a human rights defender.

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