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The Omani Supreme Court has upheld sentences against eight activists. All 16 activists appear to be held solely for peacefully exercising their rights.
Abdiaziz Abdnur Ibrahim, who had been found guilty on 5 February of "insulting a national institution", had his sentence upheld on 3 March.
Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment on 28 February for "insulting an officer" in a military hospital.
A 55-year-old Yemeni man is at imminent risk of execution after spending 20 years in prison. The Supreme Court has upheld his death sentence.