As Egypt sits in front of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to answer questions about the country’s human rights situation, activists talk about the country's housing crisis.
Saudi Arabian women activists still plan to defy a driving ban in the Kingdom on 26 October despite having their campaign website hacked and receiving repeated threats from the authorities to thwart the effort.
The Israeli authorities must drop all charges against a Palestinian human rights lawyer released on bail last night, Amnesty International said.
The Saudi Arabian authorities must respect the right of women to drive this Saturday in defiance of a ban on women driving in the Kingdom, said Amnesty International.
The Algerian authorities must immediately release a blogger detained on terrorism and defamation charges after he shared photos and caricatures of the President and the Prime Minister on his Facebook account.
After years of uncertainty, the full facts in the case of Faysal Baraket, a Tunisian student who died in police custody in 1991, are coming to light, bringing an end to years of denial and deception by the Tunisian authorities.
It’s been a year since Khalil Ma’touq disappeared. The eminent human rights lawyer and his colleague Mohammed Thatha are being held in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance - where they are at risk of torture or even death.
Allegations the Bahraini authorities used electric shocks and other torture methods to extract confessions from members of a group of 50 Shi’a activists are just one factor making their trial and convictions unfair.
An Egyptian journalist facing an unfair military trial over his coverage of events in Sinai must be immediately and unconditionally released, said Amnesty International ahead of a hearing in his case on Sunday.
Amnesty International welcomes the release of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, and at least 11 political activists.
The Libyan authorities must immediately drop charges that violate the rights to freedom of expression and assembly of a man who was involved in protests against military intervention in Libya in London on 28 June 2011.
A day ahead of planned country-wide protests across Iraq, Amnesty International calls on the authorities to protect protesters’ rights to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression.
An Iranian prisoner of conscience and blogger on hunger strike to protest his unfair detention must be released immediately and unconditionally to receive treatment as his health deteriorates.
On the 25th anniversary of the 1988 “prison massacre” in Iran, Jafar Behkish -- who had several relatives killed -- talks to Amnesty International about his fight for justice.
The trial of five peaceful activists in Syria on “terrorism” charges tomorrow is further evidence of the increasing and systematic repression against anyone speaking out against human rights violations in the country.
Amnesty International’s leaders from across the globe are calling for a full, impartial and effective investigation into the shocking loss of life that has taken place in Egypt over the last week.
Security forces must take urgent steps to avoid further bloodshed as a pro-Morsi sit-in is dispersed in Cairo today, said Amnesty International as it works on the ground to verify abuses.
Two new emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain last night, which include the banning of all protests, are a further shameful attempt to ban any form of dissent and freedom of expression.
Evidence, including testimonies from survivors, indicates that supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi tortured individuals from a rival political camp.
The Israeli authorities must not use excessive force on demonstrators planning to protest against a plan to forcibly evict tens of thousands of Arab Bedouins from their homes in southern Israel.