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Oman Continues to Target Writers and Activists

Oman Continues to Target Writers and Activists

On 2 April 2018, the Appeals Court in Muscat, Oman upheld the three-year sentence of writer and online activist, Abdullah Habib on charges concerning “state public order”. While the Court suspended two-and-a-half years of his sentence, he has been sent to Samail Central Prison to serve the remaining six months […]

The Effect of the US’ New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy on Yemen

The Effect of the US’ New Conventional Arms Transfer Policy on Yemen

On 17 April 2018, Martin Griffiths, the new United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Yemen, gave his first briefing to the UN Security Council. In his remarks, he told the Council that he will give them a framework for negotiations within the next two months and that a political solution […]