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.
Hasna Shaeeb Khalifa and her sister Hala have been threatened, arbitrarily detained, interrogated and released without charge several times.
A string of recent court rulings in the Omani capital Muscat are crushing free speech in Oman.
Iranian authorities must release prisoner of conscience Zhila Bani-Yaghoub, an award-winning journalist and women’s rights activist, Amnesty International said.
Court ignores flaws in the Israeli military’s internal investigation into the death of the US activist killed by a bulldozer in the Gaza Strip in 2003.
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.
The prosecution of an editor for criticizing Egypt’s President and the Muslim Brotherhood should be halted and freedom of expression protected.
Court finds Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, guilty of taking part in an “illegal gathering” among other charges.
Anyone held in Iran solely for the peaceful exercise of their human rights should immediately and unconditionally be released, Amnesty International has said.
A Yemeni journalist has spent two years behind bars after alleging US use of cluster bombs in Yemen.
Authorities urged to release 13 opposition activists serving prison sentences on charges relating to their participation in pro-reform protests.
The latest arrests of journalists and activists in Tunisia have increased concerns that human rights in the country are at risk of being restricted, Amnesty International has warned
The conviction of a dozen more Omani activists on protest-related charges is a further sign of the growing intolerance of dissent in the country.
A new Amnesty International report says the assault by state forces on Aleppo is the culmination of months of a brutal crackdown on dissident voices.
At least 35 activists are believed to have been detained since 16 July and are thought to be at risk of torture.
Amnesty International urges Bahrain to release all prisoners of conscience ahead of appeals in prominent cases.
The UAE authorities must release activists and human rights defenders arrested amid an intensified crackdown.
More than 20 Omani activists face prison terms after being charged with offences linked to the exercise of their freedom of expression and assembly.
Forcing a stateless man born in the UAE to choose between indefinite detention there or exile in Thailand heralds a further decline in the UAE’s human rights situation.
Authorities urged to allow the community of stateless individuals known as Bidun to exercise their rights in line with international standards