A Saudi human rights activist taken to court after calling for reforms says he will continue to speak out against repression.
Abdolfattah Soltani, one of Iran’s most prominent human rights lawyers, was arrested in Tehran on Saturday.
Iraqi authorities are urged to redouble their efforts to protect journalists and ensure they can carry out their work in safety.
The health workers are facing trial apparently over treating some of those injured during a recent government crackdown on pro-reform protests.
Jamal al-Hajji, a long-term critic of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi, thanks Amnesty International for working on his case.
A 14-year boy has died after being hit by a tear gas canister thrown by riot police during a protest, a Bahraini human rights group says.
'Adel Walid Kharsa was arrested by security forces in Hama last week, seemingly in connection with his news reports on the protests.
Syrian authorities are feared to be torturing a prominent dissident and his teenage son, his lawyer tells Amnesty International.
Activist Asmaa Mahfouz faces a military trial after expressing concerns about the Egyptian justice system on Twitter.
There are concerns for four young Syrian activists who have been arrested or gone missing in recent weeks amid an ongoing violent crackdown on protests.
Four men accused of taking part in violent clashes with security forces in northern Tunisia are facing military trials in Tunis.
Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-'Amr, who has been calling for reform, is said to have been arrested over statements he made in his sermons.
The UN Security Council must take decisive action and issue a legally-binding resolution on Syria, Amnesty International said today.
Two Bahraini MPs jailed during anti-government protests might still be facing criminal charges despite being released from prison this weekend.
Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the UK criticized the organization after it published its concerns that the law would stifle peaceful dissent.
The UN's response to the crackdown in Syria is disappointing and weak, and does not take any decisive action.
Two Bahraini women activists, both of whom allege they have been tortured in detention, have gone on hunger strike to protest against their imprisonment.
The former leaders of Tunisia and Egypt, both ousted in popular uprisings in recent months, are facing criminal trials for abuse of power.
Amnesty International calls on Bahrain to release two people held for leading a teachers' strike amid wide-scale protests earlier this year.
Amnesty International's website has been blocked inside Saudi Arabia after the organization published criticism of a draft "anti-terror" law.