Jamal al-Hajji, a long-term critic of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi, thanks Amnesty International for working on his case.
'Adel Walid Kharsa was arrested by security forces in Hama last week, seemingly in connection with his news reports on the protests.
Two prominent Bahraini women activists are to be tried before a military court, raising concerns that they will not receive a fair trial.
Syrian authorities are feared to be torturing a prominent dissident and his teenage son, his lawyer tells Amnesty International.
Activist Asmaa Mahfouz faces a military trial after expressing concerns about the Egyptian justice system on Twitter.
There are concerns for four young Syrian activists who have been arrested or gone missing in recent weeks amid an ongoing violent crackdown on protests.
Sheikh Tawfiq Jaber Ibrahim al-'Amr, who has been calling for reform, is said to have been arrested over statements he made in his sermons.
The UN Security Council must take decisive action and issue a legally-binding resolution on Syria, Amnesty International said today.
Two Bahraini MPs jailed during anti-government protests might still be facing criminal charges despite being released from prison this weekend.
Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the UK criticized the organization after it published its concerns that the law would stifle peaceful dissent.
The UN's response to the crackdown in Syria is disappointing and weak, and does not take any decisive action.
Two Bahraini women activists, both of whom allege they have been tortured in detention, have gone on hunger strike to protest against their imprisonment.
Released after five years in prison, prominent human rights lawyer Anwar al-Bunni is finally being acknowledged by fellow Syrians.
Thirteen-year-old Thabet al-Hajlaoui was reportedly killed after security forces opened fire on anti-government protesters in the town of Sidi Bouzid.
An independent commission set up to investigate alleged human rights abuses during recent protests in the country must lead to justice for victims.
Authorities in Iraq's Kurdistan region are urged to investigate attacks on those linked to protests calling for political reform.
A Bahraini military court has handed down life sentences to prominent Shia opposition activists who were involved in protests.
A military court in Bahrain has sentenced a woman activist to a year in prison after she read out a poem criticizing the government.
A former member of the Republican Guard has told Amnesty International that he and other soldiers were ordered to open fire on unarmed pro-reform demonstrators.
A Bahraini student could face a long prison sentence for reading out a poem criticizing the country’s King.