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Over one hundred countries voted overwhelmingly in favour of a secondresolution on "Moratorium on the use of the death penalty" at theUnited ...
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