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Oman court sentences six for “slandering” ruler

An Omani court has sentenced six people to jail terms of 12 to 18 months over social media posts it called "slander" against the country's ruler, a defence lawyer said on Tuesday.

July 17, 2012 5:13
 
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Bahrain court jails protest leader over tweets

A prominent Bahraini protest leader, Nabeel Rajab, was sentenced to three months in prison over a tweet against the prime minister which the court said insulted Bahrainis, Rajab's lawyer and a colleague said.

July 9, 2012 5:02