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On World Press Freedom Day 2021, how free is the Omani...

In December 1993 the UN General Assembly proclaimed World Press Freedom Day, to be celebrated worldwide on 3...

Gender Socialisation – Oman

The concept of “gender socialisation” may not be widely recognised, but many children fall victim to it in...

Why we need a Human Rights Law in Oman

The United Nations defines human rights as: “... rights we have simply because we exist...

NEWS UPDATE – Torture in Omani prisons: the case of Sultan...

The Omani Centre for Human Rights has been following with concern the case of...

Oman on International Women’s Day

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global occasion celebrating the achievements of women in areas such as...

Freedom of information

Are you dissatisfied with your government’s performance, and would like to know how the decision-making process works?

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...