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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

What is the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights? The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)...

Two years on from the introduction of Oman’s revised Penal Code

The OCHR-Oman provides a recap of the main human rights violations contained in the harsh new law

OCHR-Oman condemns threats and intimidation following death of the late Sultan

The Omani Centre for Human Rights condemns the Omani security authorities’ intimidation of Omani activists within the country and the...

The Annual Report of Human Rights Violations in Oman – 2019

1 January: The Omani police seized the equipment of a reporting team from private radio station Hala FM while they were covering...

International Human Rights Day: December 10, 2019

According to the United Nations, “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless...

Women in Oman still held back by unequal rights

Progress on strengthening women’s rights in Oman, and in the Arab world generally, is very slow compared with other human...

Omani writer arrested over book on tribes

The Omani Centre for Human Rights condemns the arrest of Omani writer Musallam Masoud al-Mashani on Thursday, 14...

Continuing abuse of foreign housemaids in Oman

Violations of housemaids’ rights remain a major problem in Oman, both for society and for the government.  The image of...

Freedom of religion and belief

Freedom of religion and belief is a dangerous area for both activists and individuals in the Middle East.

OCHR-Oman Media campaigns

The Shuhuh case in Oman Since 2015, the Omani government has been holding a number of...