Amr Abdallah Al Beheiry was sentenced to five years for apparently for exercising his right to peaceful protest during demonstrations at the weekend.
Amnesty International calls on the Omani authorities to rein in their security forces after at least two people were reported to have been killed when police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at anti-government protesters over the weekend.
Control Arms Coalition calls on countries meeting at the UN in New York this week to ensure no weapons or munitions are sold to human rights abusers.
Council refers Libya to the International Criminal Court after a plea from the country's own UN delegation, which says it no longer represents Col al-Gaddafi.
Amnesty International has been told that some members of the security forces have intimidated victims and their families following the overthrow of President Mubarak.
Amnesty International calls for an investigation into torture allegations made by some of the 23, who were among hundreds freed in response to demands made by protesters.
Two protesters were reportedly shot dead on Tuesday night, when security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sana'a University.
Amnesty International has today accused the international community of failing the Libyan people in their hour of greatest need as Colonel Gaddafi threatened to “cleanse Libya house by house”.
Amnesty International calls on the organizations to launch a mission to Libya to investigate events that have left hundreds of protesters dead.
Authorities urged to ensure the safety of people participating in peaceful protests and of all detainees after one demonstrator described how he was tortured by police.
Inmates at the al-Qatta al-Gadeed Prison near Cairo have given the names of 43 prisoners to Amnesty International who they say were killed.
Amnesty International has called on the Kurdistan regional government to rein-in militias affiliated to political parties who killed two protestors on Sunday, as anti-government demonstrations continue in the north of Iraq.
Amnesty International calls on Libyan leader Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi to immediately rein in his security forces amid reports of machine guns and other weapons being used against protestors and a spiralling death toll.
Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to stop using excessive force as continued violence against protesters reportedly leaves several wounded.
Amnesty International accuses the Libyan authorities of recklessly shooting at anti-government protesters after the organization learned that at least 46 people have been shot dead by security forces in the last 72 hours.
Amnesty International has urged the Egyptian military to take action to stop the use of torture and other ill treatment against detainees, amid fresh evidence of abuse.
Amnesty International calls on Yemen to stop its security forces using excessive force after protesters and journalists were today reportedly attacked at peaceful demonstrations around the country.
Amnesty International has urged the Libyan authorities to cease using excessive force to suppress anti-government protests after at least another person was shot and killed by police.
Amnesty International is calling on the Libyan government to end its clampdown on peaceful political activists after violence erupted at demonstrations in the city of Benghazi following the arrest of activists ahead of a protest planned for Thursday.
Reports of two deaths, dozens of injuries and scores of detentions during protests in support of those in Egypt and Tunisia.