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Two bloggers detained in Oman for reporting rights violations

Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of two Omani bloggers and activists, Noah Saadi and Muawiyah Al-Rawahi, on 12 July for reporting (...)

Published on 18 July 2014 Read


Two journalists investigated over article about gays in Oman

Reporters Without Borders condemns the judicial proceedings started today against Samir Al-Zakwani, the editor of the local English-language (...)

Published on 5 September 2013 Read


Sultan Qaboos pardons all convicted netizens and activists

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said yesterday pardoned all the activists, (...)

Published on 22 March 2013 Read


Supreme court upholds one-year jail terms for five netizens

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders condemns last week’s supreme court ruling upholding one-year jail terms and 200-rial fines (400 (...)

Published on 8 March 2013 Read


Concern about prisoners of conscience on hunger strike

In Arabic (بالعربية) At least 17 detainees in Muscat’s Samayel prison began a hunger strike on 9 February and other detainees have since joined them. (...)

Published on 14 February 2013 Read


Flurry of prosecutions and convictions in Oman

Read in Arabic The Omani blogger and human rights campaigner Saeed Jaddad, arrested on 14 January, was released three days ago on the orders of (...)

Published on 25 January 2013 Read


Appeal court upholds jail terms for 28 netizens

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders condemns the appeal court rulings issued during the past two weeks that uphold the prison sentences (...)

Published on 18 December 2012 Read


More jail sentences on cyber-crime charges

Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that a Muscat court sentenced Mukhtar Al-Hinai, a journalist with the daily (...)

Published on 18 September 2012 Read

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