At least three people were killed and one left on a life-support machine when security forces opened fire on a peaceful demonstration in the city of Aden.
Syrian government forces have been brutally targeting medical workers amid the ongoing crackdown on protesters in Aleppo.
Lebanon must launch an independent and impartial investigation into the deaths of two Palestinian men during clashes in a refugee camp.
A number of key Saudi Arabian human rights activists have been put on trial, signalling a growing crackdown on their work.
Ahead of a fresh wave of driving protests expected in Saudi Arabia, Amnesty International has urged King Abdullah to overturn a ban on women driving.
A string of arrests of activists in the Oman constitutes an attack on freedom of expression and assembly.
Bahrain's High Criminal Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of nine health professionals tried for their role in anti-government protests last year.
Activists calling for an end to sexual harassment of women protesters have been groped and punched by a group of men.
A new Amnesty International report calls on Israel to stop using detention without charge or trial against activists from the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to life imprisonment for complicity in the killing of protesters last year.
Despite the release on bail of a prominent Bahraini human rights defender, many prisoners of conscience remain behind bars.
An exiled member of the Syrian Non Violence Movement calls for increased international pressure to end human rights abuses in Syria.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Journalist Salameh Kaileh describes his torture in a Syrian prison and hospital before he was deported to Jordan.
Thirteen activists and a journalist arrested by Kuwait’s security forces during an apparently peaceful protest by members of the stateless Bidun minority are still detained.
At least seven people have been killed in clashes between armed individuals and protesters in Cairo.
Amnesty International hears from journalists and bloggers across the world who face abuse and even imprisonment while trying to do their job.
Bahraini human rights defender Al-Khawaja is among a group of activists granted an appeal in a civil court.
A violent attack on protesters in Cairo demonstrating against the exlusion of a well-known politician from upcoming elections has left one person dead.