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10 October 2011

Pro-government "thugs" attacked a peaceful women's march in the Yemeni city of Ta'izz, called to celebrate a Yemeni woman's Nobel Peace Prize.

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05 October 2011

Permanent members of the Security Council that used their veto yesterday to block a binding resolution on Syria have failed the Syrian people.

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04 October 2011

Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad is at risk of dying on hunger strike in prison after a court delayed his appeal.

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03 October 2011

Libyan forces must act to spare civilians and allow humanitarian supplies into the besieged coastal city of Sirte.

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29 September 2011

A military court in Bahrain has sentenced 20 medics to long prison sentences on charges of attempting to topple the government during protests.

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29 September 2011

A video on Youtube shows Egyptian army and police officers beating and torturing detainees.

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28 September 2011

After a flawed trial and appeal, Bahrain's military justice system has upheld the guilty verdict against a group of prominent opposition activists.

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27 September 2011

A Syrian activist tells of the recent arrest of his father and brother, after the brother filmed pro-reform protests in a Damascus suburb.

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27 September 2011

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.

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26 September 2011

Saudi Arabia must take immediate steps to end all discrimination against women, following moves to give women the right to vote.

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26 September 2011

The health of a detained blogger has greatly deteriorated since prison authorities took away his heart medication, his family says.

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26 September 2011

A group of Bahraini women and girls have been subjected to beatings and other ill-treatment after their arrest at a Manama mall amid protests on Friday.

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26 September 2011

A mass grave possibly linked to the infamous 1996 Abu Salim massacre should be secured immediately to protect evidence.

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23 September 2011

Eighteen-year-old Zainab al-Hosni of Homs is the first woman known to have died in custody during Syria’s recent unrest.

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19 September 2011

Dozens killed as security forces use snipers and rocket-propelled grenades against protesters in Sana'a.

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15 September 2011

Sweeping security powers will now cover offences including disturbing traffic, broadcasting rumours, and “assault on freedom to work”.

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14 September 2011

A Saudi human rights activist taken to court after calling for reforms says he will continue to speak out against repression.

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14 September 2011

The NTC says it will "move quickly" to act on Amnesty International's new report on abuses and war crimes committed by supporters.

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13 September 2011

Human rights activists detained after pro-reform protests in Syria remain at great risk after nearly 100 recent deaths in custody.

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09 September 2011

Iraqi authorities are urged to redouble their efforts to protect journalists and ensure they can carry out their work in safety.

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