Bahrain must quash convictions and sentences against two former teachers' union leaders ahead of the final verdict in their trial this weekend.
The Saudi Arabian authorities must withdraw their threat to deal “firmly” with people taking part in demonstrations and stop detaining peaceful protesters.
Two new reports on Egypt document unlawful killings, excessive use of force, torture and other ill-treatment against protesters by both the military and the police.
Yemen is on the brink of a human rights crisis unless the authorities act now to end persistent abuses in the country and address past violations.
Libya’s political leadership must take immediate steps to end ongoing human rights abuses and establish the rule of law.
With the academic year about to begin in Iran, the authorities have escalated a clampdown on students.
The UN Human Rights Council's review of the human rights situation in Bahrain will have been a hollow exercise unless it is followed by concrete action.
Across Libya, 'irregular migrants' are detained in poor conditions where they face torture and other ill-treatment.
Hasna Shaeeb Khalifa and her sister Hala have been threatened, arbitrarily detained, interrogated and released without charge several times.
Libya's new Congress and justice system struggle to break a legacy of systematic human rights violations.
The Israeli authorities must release or admit to hospital Palestinian hunger striker Samer al-Barq, Amnesty International said.
Mauritania should have surrendered Abdullah al-Senussi to the ICC instead of extraditing him to Libya.
Writer Arzhang Davoodi, who is facing fresh charges after being imprisoned in Iran for nearly nine years, must be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International said.
Court finds Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, guilty of taking part in an “illegal gathering” among other charges.
A Yemeni journalist has spent two years behind bars after alleging US use of cluster bombs in Yemen.
Authorities must investigate allegations that two Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in protest at their administrative detention were ill-treated.
Authorities urged to release 13 opposition activists serving prison sentences on charges relating to their participation in pro-reform protests.
A Saudi Arabian cleric and outspoken critic of the Saudi government held in detention for more than a month must be either charged with a recognizably criminal offence or released, Amnesty International has said.
Armed militiamen in Libya must immediately and unconditionally release seven Iranian Red Crescent members abducted in Benghazi.
At least 35 activists are believed to have been detained since 16 July and are thought to be at risk of torture.