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ADHRB Marks World Children’s Day 2017

ADHRB Marks World Children’s Day 2017

Today, 20 November 2017, marks the 63rd celebration of the United Nations (UN) Children’s Day. Established in 1954, World/Universal Children’s Day aims to encourage and empower children across the world, to promote international togetherness and awareness among children, and improve children’s welfare. Today also serves as the anniversary of the […]

Omani Journalist Released From Prison

Omani Journalist Released From Prison

On 23 October 2017, Omani authorities released the Deputy Editor of the recently closed Azamn newspaper, Yousef Al-Haj, from prison after he spent over a year behind bars due to comments made in Azamn. As reported by the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), al-Haj was originally arrested in August […]