At least 120 people have reportedly been shot dead in Syria, as the UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution on the country.
Al-Obeidi, who publically accused Libyan soldiers of rape, has been deported to eastern Libya against her will.
The Syrian government must release prisoners of conscience and take concrete steps to stop grave abuses by security forces.
Authorities urged to uphold and protect the right of Iraqis to engage in peaceful protests following the arrest of 15 pro-reform activists.
A senior Egyptian general has admitted female protesters were forced to undergo ‘virginity tests’, which the government has previously denied.
Amnesty International obtains video footage that shows Syrian security forces shooting and beating protesters and raiding a mosque.
Human rights should be at the core of the G8's engagement with governments in the Middle East and North Africa.
Authorities urged to deliver justice to victims of protest violence after it was announced that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons are to stand trial.
A Syrian student's account of the security forces' mass arrest and torture of Banias residents after pro-reform protests.
The European Union today imposed fresh sanctions on Syria, including personal asset freezes and travel bans on President Bashar al-Assad.
US president Barack Obama urged to use his speech on the Middle East to commit to the pursuit of a more even-handed approach to Arab states, with human rights at its heart.
A group of people detained following recent pro-reform protests in Oman's capital Muscat must be charged or released.
A military court has sentenced 15 activists to between one and four years imprisonment for "participating in illegal demonstrations and inciting hatred against the regime".
Amnesty International calls on Syria to carry out independent, impartial investigations into reports of a mass grave in Dera'a.
International Criminal Court arrest warrants are set to be issued for Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Al-Gaddafi for crimes against humanity.
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.
A former military officer is still detained months after speaking out in support of pro-reform protests in Bahrain.
A military trial is under way for 21 porminent opposition activists in Bahrain charged with alleged crimes during recent pro-reform protests.
The military trial of 21 prominent Bahraini opposition activists must meet international fair trial standards, Amnesty International said today.