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Oman - More jail sentences on cyber-crime charges

Reporters without borders
Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that a Muscat court sentenced Mukhtar Al-Hinai, a journalist with the daily Al-Zaman, to a year in prison and a fine of 1,000 riyals (2,100 euros) on 16 September on charges of lèse-majesté and violating the cyber-crime law. "We are extremely disappointed and disturbed,” Reporters Without Borders said. "A total of 25 netizens have been convicted on lèse-majesté and cyber-crime charges since July amid a complete absence of (...)

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