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Omani bloggers draw security interest

A number of Omani bloggers have come under additional pressure from their government to stop posting online, in the wake of Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al-Said assuming power in January. Sources told GSN that a number of online activists had been subjected to a campaign by Oman’s internal security services to persuade them to go off-line. It comes as a number of London-based political exiles have been ramping up their output since the change in ruler, offering additional commentary on the evolving political scene.

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