Oman detains judge who criticized judiciary - rights group



Police in Oman have detained a senior judge who criticized the judiciary in a newspaper which was shut down earlier this week by court order, an Omani rights group said on Wednesday.
Ali al-Numani, Oman's supreme court deputy, is being held in a police hospital and is in good health, the Omani Human Rights Commission said in a statement.
Numani told the privately owned Azamn newspaper in an interview in August that Oman's attorney general and supreme court justice chief had "abused laws of the state".
He also apologised for the way authorities treated the newspaper, which had... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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