Statements

A UNHCR statement confirms that the Omani government does not recognize stranded Omanis in East Africa

A UNHCR statement confirms that the Omani government does not recognize stranded Omanis in East Africa

Melanie Khanna, head of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Chief of UNHCR’s Statelessness Section, ...
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Oman to participate in 2019 Paris Book Fair despite banning books at home

Oman to participate in 2019 Paris Book Fair despite banning books at home

Oman will be a “special guest” at the 2019 Paris Book Fair (the Salon du Livre de Paris) scheduled to ...
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Statement on the ban of a book from the Muscat International Book Fair 2019

Statement on the ban of a book from the Muscat International Book Fair 2019

Statement on the ban of my new book “The Spring of Female Liberals” from the Muscat International Book Fair 2019 ...
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Oman: Internal Security Service continues to arrest Internet activists supporting the Palestinian cause

Oman: Internal Security Service continues to arrest Internet activists supporting the Palestinian cause

According to reports received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights) GCHR) and the Omani Human Rights Association (OHRA), the ...
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Statement of denouncement by The Omani Association for HR against all forms of normalization with the Zionist entity

Statement of denouncement by The Omani Association for HR against all forms of normalization with the Zionist entity

The Omani Association for Human Rights asserts its belief in the Palestinian people’s rights; including their right to regain their ...
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Oman: Authorities continue to harass human rights defenders and impose restrictions on Internet activists

Oman: Authorities continue to harass human rights defenders and impose restrictions on Internet activists

The Internal Security Service (ISS) continued its campaign against human rights as well as bloggers and Internet activists who supported ...
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Basma AlKiyumi: I write in defence of my right!

Basma AlKiyumi: I write in defence of my right!

An article was published on 22 January 2019, at an Omani electronic magazine called “Al Falaq”. written in Arabic by ...
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Oman: Cycle continues as another online activist detained, and two other activists released

Oman: Cycle continues as another online activist detained, and two other activists released

According to reliable reports received by the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and the Omani Human Rights Association (OHRA), ...
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Oman: Sultanate participates in the Oman-European Press Forum in France despite ongoing violations of freedom of expression and the press

Oman: Sultanate participates in the Oman-European Press Forum in France despite ongoing violations of freedom of expression and the press

The Oman-European Forum, entitled "Between Oman and Europe: Bridges for Journalistic, Literary and Artistic Communication", is being organised by the ...
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Oman: One Internet activist released and another activist detained, leaving many in detention

Oman: One Internet activist released and another activist detained, leaving many in detention

The Omani Association For Human Rights (OAHR) and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) have received reliable information about ...
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