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Sultan of Oman pardons activists

Headline Title:  Sultan of Oman pardons activists 22 March 2013 The Sultan of Oman’s decision to pardon all activists and writers convicted last year for insulting the ruler, IT crimes and taking part in unauthorized protests should be just the first step in addressing the issue of freedom of expression in Oman, said Amnesty International.Sultan Qaboos issued the pardon on Thursday and ordered that the prisoners be released today. Amnesty International received information that all those held on such charges were released this morning. “The Sultan’s pardon is a very welcome step and…

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