Omani authorities persecute online activists and bloggers
Recent articles in Oman

With more online activists finding themselves detained for their tweets, the Gulf Centre for Human Rights calls on authorities to end their systematic campaign aimed at denying freedom of expression.

With the need to communicate and access information during the COVID-19 pandemic, rights organizations call on governments in the Gulf region to lift their ban on Voice Over IP platforms that facilitate voice and video internet calls.

A sticker depicting Sultan Qaboos on a window shop, in Salalah, Oman, 12 May 2018, Eric Lafforgue/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images

Throughout Oman, freedom of speech is nonexistent as the government routinely detains activists, academics, and other critical figures for publicizing any dissent of the government.