Democracy Now: Pro-Democracy Protests Spread to Oman Capital

Pro-democracy protests are growing in the Persian Gulf country of Oman. On Monday, rallies spread to the capital of Muscat while demonstrators blocked roads and continued to occupy a central square in the port city of Sohar. Omani forces have been deployed to the protest areas. Sultan Qaboos bin Said has ruled Oman since 1970.

~ by wheresthemic on March 1, 2011.

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