Amnesty International condemns the heavy-handed tactics used by Bahrain’s riot police after the second death in two days of protests calling for political reform in the tiny Gulf state.
Tehran demonstrations in support of Egyptian and Tunisian protests have been dispersed, and opposition figures placed under house arrest.
Yemen’s security forces beat protesters and reportedly shocked them with electric batons amid ongoing demonstrations inspired by Egypt and Tunisia.
Activists, trade unionists, students and Amnesty International supporters gather to demand respect for human rights in the Middle East and North Africa.
Amnesty International has urged the Algerian authorities not to use excessive force during protests planned for February 12.
Two men who were seriously wounded on the opening day of anti-government demonstrations in Cairo have told Amnesty International they believed the security forces' intention was to crush the protests from their onset.
Amnesty International's Secretary General Salil Shetty congratulates the protesters for their 'extraordinary courage'.
Authorities urged to end 30 years of repressive emergency rule and allow ordinary Egyptians to fully participate in shaping the country's future.
Amnesty International calls on the United Arab Emirates’ authorities to disclose the legal status and whereabouts of a man arrested apparently for expressing support for demonstrators in Egypt and Tunisia.
A Libyan writer and political commentator arrested last week and accused of a driving offence appears to have been targeted for calling for peaceful protests in the country, says Amnesty International.
Amnesty International warns that a Google employee reportedly arrested in Cairo during mass protests is facing a serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment by Egyptian security forces.
Amnesty International calls for investigation after 35 human rights activists and journalists, including two staff members from the organization, are freed following almost two days in military custody.
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch call on the authorities to reveal the whereabouts of over 30 people arrested during a raid on law center in Cairo.
Omar Suleiman urged to stop the violence unleashed by pro-government supporters in Cairo and across the country amid fresh reports of a renewed crackdown on journalists and activists.
Activists and journalists harassed and two Amnesty International staff members detained along with dozens of others as part of an apparent attempt to suppress the wave of mass protests.
Authorities urged to protect the right to peaceful protest as clashes erupt with organized groups of pro-government supporters attacking protesters in Cairo and across Egypt.
The army must continue respecting peaceful protest as people across the country hold their biggest demonstration yet.
Government action against Al Jazeera and its journalists are attempts to close down reporting of street protests and the free flow of information.
A slideshow of images from throughout Egypt's mass anti-government demonstrations that started on 25 January 2011.
Amnesty International's human rights plan urges new government to make fundamental and lasting reforms of the country's repressive security and justice system.