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    The Significance of Freedom of Belief 

    Countries that lack religious freedoms or freedom of belief in general often experience tensions that result in harsh security measures…
    1 week ago

    Detentions in Dhofar Governorate

    The OCHRD expresses its concern regarding the increasing number of arrests in Taqah state, Dhofar Governorate. The OCHRD had previously…
    2 weeks ago

    Omani Commission for Human Rights must improve its effectiveness, pluralism and independence from the government

    The Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) of the Global Alliance of NHRIs (GANHRI) has recently announced its decision to defer the…
    2 weeks ago

    International Day of Parliamentarism – 30 June

    On June 30, 1889, the Inter-Parliamentary Union was established, a date recognised in 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly…
    3 weeks ago

    The Risk of Extinction of Indigenous Languages in Oman

    Oman, as a nation and people, is distinguished by a deep-rooted cultural diversity that stretches back through history. This diversity,…
    4 weeks ago

    International Domestic Workers Day – June 16th  

    Today, the world celebrates International Domestic Workers Day. The issue of domestic workers is getting increasing attention in view of…
    12/06/2024

    Oman Penal Code:  A bonfire of human rights

        The revised Omani Penal Code issued on January 14, 2018 contained a number of unpleasant shocks in terms…
    04/06/2024

    World Environment Day      

    World Environment Day, organised annually by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) since June 5, 1973, is the largest global…
    21/05/2024

    Women in Oman

    The issue of promoting women’s rights in Oman is considered one of the challenges that has seen very slow progress…
    06/05/2024

    Reports indicating the referral of Saeed Jddad for trial

    The OCHRD has learned through its sources that the Omani security authorities have referred Saeed Jddad to trial following his…
    02/05/2024

    On World Press Freedom Day:

    The world celebrates World Press Freedom Day on the third of May every year, marking an occasion to reflect on…
    29/04/2024

    Detention of Omani Activist Saeed Jddad 

    The OCHRD has learned about the summoning and detention of Omani activist Saeedd Jddad by Omani authorities for over a…
    27/04/2024

    International Workers’ Day and Oman

    The legal status of migrant workers, expatriates, in Oman remains one of the most challenging issues, wherein non-Omani workers continue…
    17/04/2024

    Reports of Turkish Authorities Handing Over Omani Citizen to Omani Authorities

    The OCHRD has received news indicating that Turkish authorities have extradited the Omani citizen, Ahmed Saif, who has been residing…

    Women

      Women in Oman

      The issue of promoting women’s rights in Oman is considered one of the challenges that has seen very slow progress…

      Feminism History and Women’s Rights in Oman

        The feminist movement has become a distinctive feature of the world today. Even countries with a long history of…

      International Women’s Day

      March 8th is recognized as the International Women’s Day, celebrating women’s achievements in various fields such as economics and politics.…

      Violence against women

      Amnesty International lists several categories of violence against women, such as gender-based violence and sexual violence and harassment.[1] Gender-based violence is…

      Reports

        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report Of Human Rights in Oman – 2023

        Key Features  The full copy of the report: The Annual Report- Oman 2023 Despite Oman’s commitment to several international agreements,…
        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report of Human Rights in Oman – 2022

        The full copy of the report: Annual Report – 2022
        15/02/2024

        Annual Report on the Human Rights Situation in Oman (2021)

            Introduction   The Omani Centre for Human Rights (OCHR) presents its ninth annual report, reviewing human rights in…
        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report of Human Rights in Oman – 2019

          1 January: The Omani police seized the equipment of a reporting team from private radio station Hala FM while…
        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report of the Human Rights Violations in Oman – 2018

        Human Rights Violations in Oman – Annual Report 2018 Omani Centre for Human Rights         DON’T LET…
        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report of the Human rights in Oman – 2017

          Do not allow anyone to make your rights not a priority.   Human rights violations, one of the most…
        15/02/2024

        Annual Report of Human Rights Situation in Oman – 2016

          January 14th (Muwatin): The online magazine “Muwatin” ceased publication, ensuring the safety of its editors and staff, according to…
        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report of the Human Rights in Oman – 2014

          January 2: Human rights activist Khalfan Al-Badawi left the Sultanate of Oman due to increased harassment and threats against…
        15/02/2024

        The Annual Report of the Human Rights in Oman – 2013

        The Annual Report of the Human Rights in Oman – 2013 The first annual report on human rights violations in…
        22/02/2024

        UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW – SUBMISSION FOR OMAN – NGO Submission

        ABOUT OCHR-Oman 1. The Omani Centre for Human Rights (OCHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that monitors and documents human…

        Legal Frame

          12/06/2024

          Oman Penal Code:  A bonfire of human rights

              The revised Omani Penal Code issued on January 14, 2018 contained a number of unpleasant shocks in terms…
          27/04/2024

          International Workers’ Day and Oman

          The legal status of migrant workers, expatriates, in Oman remains one of the most challenging issues, wherein non-Omani workers continue…
          08/04/2024

          Freedom of assembly and peaceful protest  

          A resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council in 2013 (A/HRC/RES/24/5) says that “in accordance with the International Covenant…
          27/03/2024

          “The State of Emergency Law in Oman: Setback to Public and Individual Freedoms

          Emergency laws are among the most contentious legislations due to their potential for human rights violations during crises. They involve…
          22/03/2024

          Balancing Law and Human Rights: Principles of Criminal Investigation and Arrest

          Human rights are fundamental rights inherent to every individual, regardless of race, gender, nationality, religion, or any other factor. These…
          20/03/2024

          The decree outlining the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Social Development represents a setback for women and their rights.

            On March 3, 2024, Royal Decree No. 14/2024 was issued, specifying the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Social Development.…
          20/02/2024

          The Legal Frame of Oman

          Introduction: The Sultanate of Oman is one of the countries that remains distant from the global media spotlight, largely due…
          20/02/2024

          Oman’s Internal Security Service Law

          In March 2020 the Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tariq, published the Internal Security Service Law by means of Royal…
          15/02/2024

          Convention against Torture and the Practices of the Omani Internal Security Service

          Despite Oman’s announcement of ratifying the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in 2020,…
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