A military court in Bahrain has sentenced 20 medics to long prison sentences on charges of attempting to topple the government during protests.
After a flawed trial and appeal, Bahrain's military justice system has upheld the guilty verdict against a group of prominent opposition activists.
Narges Mohammadi, chair of Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi's Centre for Human Rights Defenders, is branded a 'liar' by a Revolutionary Court.
A Syrian activist tells of the recent arrest of his father and brother, after the brother filmed pro-reform protests in a Damascus suburb.
A military court in Bahrain is due to rule on the appeal of 14 opposition activists jailed for their alleged role in pro-reform protests.
The health of a detained blogger has greatly deteriorated since prison authorities took away his heart medication, his family says.
Dozens killed as security forces use snipers and rocket-propelled grenades against protesters in Sana'a.
Plain-clothes officers reportedly beat Faranak Farid so severely that she temporarily lost hearing in an ear and was left unable to move one arm.
A Saudi human rights activist taken to court after calling for reforms says he will continue to speak out against repression.
Human rights activists detained after pro-reform protests in Syria remain at great risk after nearly 100 recent deaths in custody.
Abdolfattah Soltani, one of Iran’s most prominent human rights lawyers, was arrested in Tehran on Saturday.
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.
'Adel Walid Kharsa was arrested by security forces in Hama last week, seemingly in connection with his news reports on the protests.
Two prominent Bahraini women activists are to be tried before a military court, raising concerns that they will not receive a fair trial.
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.
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.