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Taiba al Mawali was released from the Women's Prison in the capital, Muscat, on 30 January, after serving a six-month prison term.
Urgent Action MDE 20/001/2006
Muhammad Bin Rashid Al-Gharbi (m), Lecturer at Sultan Qaboos University; Dr Ali Bin Hilal al-Arbi (m), Lecturer at Sultan Qaboos University; Dr Jabir ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/006/2005
On 7 August, Taiba al Mawali's prison sentence was reportedly reduced from 18 months to six months by the Court of Appeal.
Urgent Action MDE 20/007/2005
Prisoner of conscience Abdullah Al Riyami was released without charge on 19 July. He had been detained incommunicado for a week.
Urgent Action MDE 20/005/2005
Writer Abdullah Al Riyami and former member of parliament Taiba al Mawali have both been detained in the capital Muscat. Abdullah Al Riyami may ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/004/2005
Three of the named men were sentenced to prison terms, along with 27 other men, on 2 May. Amnesty International believes that many may be prisoners ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/003/2005
Hundreds of people, mainly academics and religious figures, are reported to have been detained in mass arrests since the beginning of this year. At ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/002/2005
US national Rebecca Thompson is no longer at risk of execution. The Sultan of Oman has reportedly commuted her death sentence to 15 years' ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/001/2005
On 9 November, the Supreme Court in Oman upheld the death sentence against US national Rebecca Thompson. Her sentence, which is now at the ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/001/2004
Australian national, Dr Faiza Alani has been held at the Seeb police station in the capital Muscat since 26 June. 2 July 2002 Amnesty International has ...
Urgent Action MDE 20/002/2002