Lyndon Peters is an independent activist and researcher. His work focuses on the UK's relationship with the Gulf states. He has worked with human rights organisations on many issues relating to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE.
Comment: In 2010, Briton Jaafar al-Hasabi was arrested and tortured in Bahrain. The FCO intervened but belatedly. The FCO's recent record suggests continued neglect and complicity, writes Lyndon Peters