The head of Egypt’s military intelligence has promised that the army will no longer carry out forced ‘virginity tests’, after defending their use
A Bahraini military court has handed down life sentences to prominent Shia opposition activists who were involved in protests.
Protesters detained after calling for reform in Syria remain in detention despite two government "general amnesties".
Dozens of people linked to pro-reform protests in Bahrain earlier this year are facing unfair trials at a special military court set up during a state of emergency.
A military court in Bahrain has sentenced a woman activist to a year in prison after she read out a poem criticizing the government.
New reports of child protesters being tortured and killed in Syria raise concerns about the treatment of those still in detention.
A former member of the Republican Guard has told Amnesty International that he and other soldiers were ordered to open fire on unarmed pro-reform demonstrators.
A Bahraini student could face a long prison sentence for reading out a poem criticizing the country’s King.
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.