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Oman: Appeals ruling sends warning message against dissent

Headline Title:  Oman: Appeals ruling sends warning message against dissent 06 December 2012 A court of appeals in Oman has upheld convictions and prison sentences against five men and a woman in what Amnesty International said is part of an ongoing assault on freedom of expression in the Gulf nation. On 5 December the appeals court in the capital Muscat upheld earlier convictions against the six for insulting the Sultan and using the internet to publish defamatory material – the five men received sentences of a year in prison and a fine of 1,000 riyals (around US$2,600) each, while…

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