Category Archives: Oman

GCC to weigh measures against Syria: AFP

As printed in the Khaleej Times  voice of the United Arab Emirates. Readers should keep in mind that the Gulf Cooperation Council is the same body that sanctioned Saudi intervention in the bloody crackdown in Bahrain.  Shi’ite populations in most … Continue reading

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Oman sets trial of protesters for June 1: Reuters

Oman sets trial of protesters for June 1 27 protesters were arrested in Sohar in March and April on charges of rioting and vandalism May 28, 2011–Muscat: (Reuters) The trial of 27 protesters accused of rioting during violent demonstrations in … Continue reading

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Oman protests continue demand improved employment and wages.

Ongoing protest movment in Oman demands improved economic conditions for working people. May 14, 2011 —New York By Rawlinsview with press agencies. According to reports in The National, Gulf News as well as in the Reuters article quoted below. Protests … Continue reading

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Reuters reports on strike of airline workers in Oman

I came across this item while researching another strike of airline catering workers at the Tunis Airport. Oman Air staff strike for higher pay Muscat: Sun, 06 Mar 2011 Around 200 staff of Oman Air, the flag carrier of the … Continue reading

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Estimated 3000 people protest in Oman following Friday prayers, April 22

Based on a Reuters and AFP reports, Al Arabiya, and the New York Times all reported on Protests in Oman numbering an estimated 3000. Though the movement for democracy in Bahrain has seen the largest actions, protests in nearby Oman … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton at US Islamic World Forum: expresses “concern” for Bahrain, condemnation for Syria, full text link

Clinton “condemns” Syrian violence and Iran “tyranny,” raises “concerns” in Bahrain, seeks investment opportunity in Egypt and Tunisia A thorough exposition of the positions of US imperialism in relationship to the Middle East and the Muslim World includes statement of … Continue reading

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Bahrain Demonstration in New York: Sunday March 27

A public demonstration has been called by international Justice for Bahrain a web based organization which demands an end to the Saudi Arabian Occupation of Bahrain, an end to the egregious violations of human and civil rights taking place there, … Continue reading

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Gulf Activists Call for Democracy in Region

This post was found on a facebook page titled Oman Revolution Gulf activists call for democracy in region Gulf activists on Wednesday urged conservative monarchies which have ruled the region for centuries to embrace democracy and freedom of expression. They … Continue reading

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National Democratic Struggle: Lenin’s view

The bourgeoisie, which naturally assumes the leadership at the start of every national movement, says that support for all national aspirations is practical. However, the proletariat’s policy in the national question (as in all others) supports the bourgeoisie only in … Continue reading

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