from Middle east and north africa
The killing of Ahwazi Arab protesters in Iran must be investigated.
Much of Misratah remains without communications, power or water as civilians are caught up in a worsening humanitarian crisis.
At least 90 people have been injured in confrontations between security forces and protesters.
The concessions now being made by the Syrian government have been achieved at a very heavy cost in human lives.
UAE must ensure an impartial investigation into the death in custody of a British citizen
Amnesty International has received reports of a military build-up in Camp Ashraf days after a deadly military assault
Government intent on trying to crush all dissent using the most repressive means as protests continue to grow across the country.
Testimonies and case studies from the report, ‘Days of Rage: Protests and Repression in Iraq’
Reports of torture and death in custody raise alarm over Bahrain's treatment of more than 400 anti-government protesters.
Amnesty International reveals fresh evidence of extrajudicial executions apparently committed by Colonel Mu'ammar al-Gaddafi's forces.
Amnesty International condemns the excessive use of force used by the Egyptian army after at least two protesters are reportedly killed.
Clashes between Iraqi security forces and residents in Camp Ashraf resulted in multiple deaths and injuries.
At least 171 people are believed to have been killed during three weeks of unrest in Syria, Amnesty International said today after more deaths during protests.
The call, made by the Israeli Prime Minister and others, is an attempt to avoid accountability for war crimes and to deny justice to the victims of the Gaza conflict.
The bill requires NGOs to register with a new and unaccountable body linked to the Intelligence Ministry and to the Basij, a volunteer paramilitary force.
The Libyan authorities have been carrying out a smear campaign against Eman al-Obeidi, who is now being sued by those she says raped her.
The Egyptian authorities should scrap a draft law aimed at criminalizing strikes and protests, Amnesty International said ahead of demonstrations against the law.
The reimposition of 20-year jail terms on seven leaders of Iran's Baha'i religious minority is “outrageous”, says Amnesty International.
President al-Assad blamed a foreign ‘conspiracy’ for unrest instead of lifting the country's repressive state of emergency in a key speech today.
Amnesty International reveals situation facing people fleeing North Africa unrest as Silvio Berlusconi pledges to “clear Lampedusa within 48-60 hours".