Democracy Now: 6 Reported Killed in Oman Protests

The wave of protest has now spread to Oman. On Sunday, up to six people were reportedly killed when government forces fired on protesters demanding political reform. Protesters set government buildings ablaze and launched a sit-in demonstration in the city of Sohar. Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has ruled Oman since 1970.

~ by wheresthemic on February 28, 2011.

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