Renewed deadly clashes in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square the week before Egyptian elections is 'utterly unacceptable'.
Syrian opposition leader Kamal al-Labwani has been released after serving six years as a prisoner of conscience.
The Arab League has voted in favour of suspending Syria's membership of the organization.
Alaa Abdel Fattah's detention has been extended by 15 days, raising fears he may face an unfair trial before a military court.
Two Syrian activists who were involved in organizing peaceful protests in Aleppo, have been missing since early November.
Alaa Abdel Fattah to serve the rest of his 15-day detention because of his criticism of a bloody crackdown on protesters by security forces this month.
The trial of activists accused of "publicly insulting" top officials in an internet forum found to have been grossly unfair.
An Iranian actress sentenced for appearing in a film without a headscarf has been released, but several filmmakers remain in prison.
The UN Security Council's endorsement of a deal urging the Yemeni president to step down must not be interpreted as backing immunity.
Iran must acknowledge current and past human rights abuses during UN committee hearing.
Those responsible for committing serious crimes under international law in Yemen must be brought to justice.
A Saudi Arabian human rights activist has been arrested and is at risk of torture and other human rights violations.
Maikel Nabil Sanad, a 26-year-old blogger, is due to face a second military trial over charges related to his writings.
A Syrian-born man has been arrested in the USA for allegedly collaborating with Bashar al-Assad's government to spy on Syrian activists living abroad.
Egypt's worst violence in months erupted when the army policed a Coptic Christian protest in Cairo, leaving at least 25 dead and many injured.
Pro-government "thugs" attacked a peaceful women's march in the Yemeni city of Ta'izz, called to celebrate a Yemeni woman's Nobel Peace Prize.
Ahmed al-Jaber al-Qatan, 16, was shot while participating in an anti-government protest after riot police opened fire.
Permanent members of the Security Council that used their veto yesterday to block a binding resolution on Syria have failed the Syrian people.
Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad is at risk of dying on hunger strike in prison after a court delayed his appeal.
Yousef Nadarkhani is facing a possible death sentence for refusing to renounce his religion.