Reporters Without Borders: Oman
In its 2021/2022 “World Press Freedom Index”, the freedom of information NGO Reporters Without Borders ranked Oman 133rd out of 180 countries. and in 2022, Oman was ranked 163/180. Its annual report said that in Oman: “Journalists and citizen-journalists are often arrested (and sometimes held incommunicado) and some are given long jail sentences on charges of insulting the head of state or the country’s culture and customs, or inciting illegal demonstrations and disruption of public order.”
The OCHR reviews the freedom of press in Oman and documents violation against journalists.