Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Independent investigations are needed into the killings of two men - including a prominent cleric - at a checkpoint in northern Lebanon.
At least seven people have been killed in clashes between armed individuals and protesters in Cairo.
Bahraini human rights defender Al-Khawaja is among a group of activists granted an appeal in a civil court.
Concern is growing for three human rights defenders being held at a military base near Damascus, amid reports they may be facing ongoing torture.
A Bahrain court has further postponed the appeals trial of prominent opposition activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike for 75 days.
Fighting broke out in Kufra on Friday between armed militias after a Tabu man was killed by unidentified assailants.
Libya's armed militias have been accused of widespread torture and more than a dozen deaths in custody since September 2011.
A new report reveals how Bahrain's piecemeal reforms have failed to provide justice for victims of human rights violations.
Authorities urged to act to prevent a repetition of the widespread human rights abuses that took place under former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
There were scores of injuries when Tunisian security forces violently dispersed peaceful protests in the capital Tunis.
A Bahraini prisoner of conscience's health has seriously deteriorated while on hunger strike in prison after anti-government protests last year.
Some 13 school pupils have been beaten and verbally abused before being arrested by men in plain clothes in the town of Daraya.
A new report documents how scores of Libyan civilians not involved in the fighting were killed and injured, most in their homes, as a result of NATO airstrikes.
A year after a planned "Day of Rage" demonstration in Riyadh, at least six men are languishing in jail for their involvement in the event.
The trial of an Egyptian military doctor accused of conducting forced “virginity tests” on a woman protester will show if female victims of violence by the army will receive any redress.
On International Women's Day, Amnesty International supports the courageous women fighting for human rights in the Middle East and North Africa.
Egypt has lifted a travel ban on some, but not all, foreign nationals targeted in a crackdown on NGO workers.
Survivors of a brutal military assault on the western Syrian city of Hama three decades ago recall the horrific scenes they witnessed.
As a "Friends of Syria" group gathers to discuss actions, there is an urgent need for full humanitarian access to areas of Homs that have come under relentless bombardment.