Oman: File Human Rights Complaints On WhatsApp

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Residents can now make a complaint to the Oman Human Rights Commission through a WhatsApp message.

The authority said in a statement, “Citizens and residents can communicate via WhatsApp with the Monitoring and Complaints Department of the Oman Human Rights Commission and submit their reports to the phone number 72221966.”

The service was introduced to ease the processing of complaints, Ahmed Al Rashdi, Director of the Monitoring and Complaints Department at OHRC told Times of Oman.

The commission received 163% more complaints in 2018 (50 complaints) compared to 2017 (19 complaints), its annual report shows, with most cases related to residency, work, personal freedom and social security.

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