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Ahmed Al-Blushi

HRD, Blogger

Ahmed Al-Blushi was arrested on 4 August 2015 while travelling to the United Arab Emirates, and was released a number of hours after the arrest.


HRDs remain under constant surveillance by the security services and are subject to summons for questioning by security officials. Independent human rights organizations are not permitted to operate within the country. Besides the Penal Code, the Information Technology law and the Press and Publications law are widely used to silence human rights defenders and independent voices.