Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • Paul Goodman | Who should lead the Metropolitan Party?

    • source icon
    • 08:31
  • Jon Wilson | Britain needs to renegotiate its relationship with the real world

    • source icon
    • 08:13
  • Patrick O'Flynn | The PM's response to the EU's money demands implies UK may pay given time and no...

    • source icon
    • 08:09
  • Jenny Jones | I was arrested in Parliament Square – where free speech should prevail

    • source icon
    • 08:00
  • Richard Benyon MP | A pact with UKIP? Time for some facts

    • source icon
    • 06:30
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

Press Release

Press Releases

Foreign Secretary William Hague calls on Bahrain to 'show restraint in dealing with protests'

Statement from the Foreign Secretary on Bahrain

Following a phone call with the Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmad bin Muhammad al Khalifa, Foreign Secretary William Hague said:

"I spoke to the Foreign Minister of Bahrain today to express our concern about the violence in Bahrain, to call for restraint in dealing with protests including during the Formula One race and to urge further progress in implementing political reforms.

"The British Government supports the reforms already underway in Bahrain and we want to help promote that reform. In particular, we encourage the Bahraini Government to take further urgent steps to implement in full the recommendations of the Independent Commission of Inquiry. This includes bringing to account those individuals responsible for human rights abuses.

"We also call for the release of prisoners sentenced by the military court and urge all sides to restrain from violence and to enter into an inclusive and constructive political dialogue to achieve long term stability for Bahrain."

Latest on this story

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |

  • |


Latest on William Hague MP


Latest on Middle East