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TRANSLATED: Article on corruption that landed Omani editor in jail

Read about the case here:

https://cpj.org/2016/08/omani-journalist-jailed-over-article-on-judiciary.php

Translated today by our Mideastwire.com (for a free trial email info@mideastwire.com)

On July 26, the Omani Azamn newspaper carried the following report from Muscat: “Exclusive reports revealed to Azamn that senior officials in the judiciary interfered to prevent the execution of a judicial sentence, amid suspicions surrounding commercial interests in a case that has started to take new dimensions, placing the judicial institution before a new challenge along its march towards independence. Indeed, “supreme bodies” stepped in to prevent the execution of a judicial sentence issued by the Muscat Court of Appeal in the “Rashmy” case, which involves an inheritance estimated at billions of riyals according to one of the heirs. This interference was seen amid suspicions surrounding interests and commercial partnerships between some of the heirs and senior officials, who tried to tilt the ruling in favor of their partners, against the other beneficiaries…”

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

August 4, 2016 at 12:04 am

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