Libyan authorities must investigate Eman al-Obeidi's rape allegations, reveal her whereabouts and guarantee her safety
The decision comes amid concern at mass human rights violations committed during an ongoing crackdown on dissent and an increased use of the death penalty.
Amnesty International condems deadly attack on a mosque by Syrian security forces as suspected dissidents are rounded up.
Women protesters cleared from Tahrir Square on 9 March were forced to have ‘virginity tests' after being beaten and given electric shocks by soldiers.
Four journalists held incommunicado since being detained while trying to leave the country two weeks ago.
Amnesty International has urged the Syrian authorities to reveal the whereabouts of at least 21 protesters who have been missing since they were arrested following demonstrations earlier this week.
Authorities urged to release Walid Yunis Ahmad who was convicted of charges believed to have been fabricated to justify 10 years of unlawful imprisonment.
Authorities urged to release Walid Yunis Ahmad who faces trial on fabricated terrorism charges this week and could be jailed for another 15 years.
Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to punish security forces responsible for the killings of at least eight anti-government demonstrators over the weekend.
Authorities urged to hold security forces accountable after hundreds of protesters are injured during demonstrations in the capital.
Four men released on Thursday were among at least 10 detained while returning home from a protest against unemployment, government corruption and poor social services.
A group of anti-government protesters missing since they were arrested this week in Baghdad are feared to be at risk of torture, after other recently released protestors told Amnesty International they were tortured in detention.
Authorities urged to rein in security forces amid fears of a violent crackdown on mass demonstrations planned for Friday's "Day of Rage".
Amnesty International condemns the Egyptian army's heavy-handed actions to clear Cairo's Tahrir Square of protesters, after soldiers beat demonstrators and made scores of arrests.
Authorities urged to conduct an investigation into the deaths of scores of prisoners who were killed in horrific circumstances.
Government called upon to ensure the right to freedom of assembly and allow planned demonstrations to go ahead amid calls for reform in the country.
Amr Abdallah Al Beheiry was sentenced to five years for apparently for exercising his right to peaceful protest during demonstrations at the weekend.
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 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.
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.