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.
Amnesty International has called on the Yemeni authorities to stop using unnecessary deadly force against anti-government protesters amid continuing violence.
Security forces have killed dozens and arrested hundreds as their clampdown on protests in Syria widened in recent days.
Syrian human rights activists have gone into hiding, fearing for their lives and liberty amid a crackdown on pro-reform protests
Relentless crackdown on human rights continues as Bahraini parliament votes to extend repressive state of emergency amid continued arrests of dissidents.
Freed Syrian detainees tell about torture and ill-treatment in custody following pro-reform protests.
The Egyptian authorities must abolish a recent law criminalizing peaceful protests and strikes, Amnesty International has said ahead of planned protests for International Workers’ Day.
Six civil society activists are arrested and the government takes over a rights organization in the United Arab Emirates.
Amnesty International calls for investigation into attack by armed men believed to be affiliated to security forces which left at least 11 protesters dead in the capital, Sana'a.
Yemen's power-transfer deal must not allow immunity against prosecution for human rights abuses.
UN urged to take action amid escalating government violence against protesters calling for reform.
Tanks shell civilian areas as brutal crackdown on protesters continues.
Syrian security forces fire live ammunition at protesters in the deadliest day so far during weeks of unrest.
Bahrain’s allies must take stronger action to address the rapidly worsening human rights crisis in the small but strategic Gulf state, says Amnesty International.
Security forces must not respond with violence to mass demonstrations planned across the country on Friday.