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International Day of Democracy, 15 September 2020 – Oman

According to the United Nations, democracy is “a fundamental building block for peace, sustainable development and human rights”.

Enforced Disappearance – Oman

In April 2020 Oman agreed to join the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, which...

Freedom of Religion and Belief

Here, to mark the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, the...

Women in the judiciary: Oman

Oman always likes to boast that it has made great strides in women’s rights, unlike the other Gulf states or...

Labour exploitation in Oman: Thoughts on the World Day against...

According to the United Nations, human trafficking, or trafficking in persons, is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including...

The Omani Centre for Human Rights (OCHR)

This month, July 2020, the OCHR celebrates its third anniversary since starting operations in its present format.

Domestic violence against women in Oman

Domestic violence against women in Oman: legal, social and regulatory considerations Domestic violence and Omani...

Unemployed graduates hold protest in Oman

On Sunday, 14 June 2020 a number of unemployed university graduates staged protests outside the Ministry of the Diwan...

UPDATE: Latest human rights news on Oman

UPDATE: Latest human rights news on Oman from the Omani Centre for Human Rights Awadh al-Sawafi...

Human Rights Under the New Sultan

Has the human rights situation in Oman improved at all since Sultan Haitham bin Tariq came to power three months...