OCHR-Oman

105 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Environmental activist Ahmed Qutn to face trial on 8 March

Environmental activist Ahmed Issa Qutn, arrested for comments on Twitter criticising a regional policy decision, is to face trial on...

(25th of February) Ten years on: Remembering the Omani Spring

This year, 2021, sees the tenth anniversary of the popular protests that broke out in...

Female genital mutilation (FGM)

February 6 marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, a practice the United Nations seeks to eliminate...

Unfair Dismissal

There is no single, standard definition of “unfair dismissal” in international law, but it is generally understood to mean the...

Annual Report On the Human Rights Situation in Oman 2020

Welcome to the 2020 Annual Report from the Omani Centre for Human Rights.  What distinguishes it from the OCHR’s seven previous reports is the...

International Migrants Day – 18 December

In 2015, among its responses to the Human Rights Council’s Second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Oman, the Sultanate stated: “There are no migrant workers...

On Human Rights Day, 10 December, we review the issues in...

Every year the international community observes 10 December as Human Rights Day, marking the day...

Ways to help stop violence against women

Violence against women is a major problem in societies around the world. It occurs in different forms, and to different...

International Day for Tolerance, 16 November

Imagine you grew up and spent your whole life in a society with a common religion, language, customs and traditions,...

Feminism History and Oman

The feminist movement has become a distinctive feature of the world today. Even countries with a long history of...