Bahraini protesters tell Amnesty International of bloody scenes on the streets as government security forces step up their violent crackdown on demonstrations.
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 has asked the UN Secretary-General to do more to help combat violations in Libya and support human rights in Egypt and Tunisia.
Bahrain and Saudi Arabia must immediately restrain their security forces after an anti-government protester was shot dead in Bahrain and many others injured.
Amnesty International urges the Yemeni authorities to punish security forces responsible for the killings of at least eight anti-government demonstrators over the weekend.
Amnesty International has condemned the killing of a settler family and called on Israel to halt a continuing wave of reprisal attacks by West Bank settlers against Palestinians.
Authorities urged to hold security forces accountable after hundreds of protesters are injured during demonstrations in the capital.
Amnesty International warns of a campaign of attacks and harassment against journalists reporting from Libya after an Al Jazeera cameraman is shot dead.
Amnesty International condemns the violent dispersal of a protest in the capital, Baku.
Activist Néstor Rodríguez Lobaina was detained for his human rights work three months ago and is set to face trial at the end of March.
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.
Amnesty International calls on the Bahraini authorities to ensure the safety of three human rights activists after text messages are circulated calling for them to be killed.
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 halt the judicial caning of refugees and migrants after it was revealed that 30,000 had been caned in five years.
Illinois will become the 16th state in the USA to ban capital punishment when the law signed by Governor Quinn comes into effect on 1 July.
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 research shows how some of those detained are being held secretly where they are vulnerable to a range of abuses, including torture or being killed in custody.
One protester was killed and around 100 injured in a raid by security forces on a protest camp at a university in the capital Sana'a late Tuesday night.
Sudanese authorities urged to release more than 50 protesters detained in demonstrations inspired by those in North Africa.