A Saudi Arabian human rights activist has been arrested and is at risk of torture and other human rights violations.
Bahrain's Public Prosecutor has ordered the re-trial of 20 doctors and health workers handed prison terms by a military court of up to 15 years.
Permanent members of the Security Council that used their veto yesterday to block a binding resolution on Syria have failed the Syrian people.
A video on Youtube shows Egyptian army and police officers beating and torturing detainees.
After a flawed trial and appeal, Bahrain's military justice system has upheld the guilty verdict against a group of prominent opposition activists.
A Syrian activist tells of the recent arrest of his father and brother, after the brother filmed pro-reform protests in a Damascus suburb.
A Saudi Arabian woman has been sentenced to flogging merely for driving a car, highlighting the country's ongoing repression against women.
A military court in Bahrain is due to rule on the appeal of 14 opposition activists jailed for their alleged role in pro-reform protests.
A group of Bahraini women and girls have been subjected to beatings and other ill-treatment after their arrest at a Manama mall amid protests on Friday.
Human rights activists detained after pro-reform protests in Syria remain at great risk after nearly 100 recent deaths in custody.
Iraqi authorities are urged to redouble their efforts to protect journalists and ensure they can carry out their work in safety.
The health workers are facing trial apparently over treating some of those injured during a recent government crackdown on pro-reform protests.
National Transitional Council urged to act after allegations that black Libyans were detained, threatened and beaten on suspicion of fighting for al-Gaddafi forces.
Black Libyans and sub-Saharan Africans suspected of being pro-Gaddafi are being targeted by anti-Gaddafi forces, Amnesty International says.
Amnesty International's delegation in Libya has gathered testimonies from survivors of abuse at the hands of both pro-Gaddafi and rebel forces
'Adel Walid Kharsa was arrested by security forces in Hama last week, seemingly in connection with his news reports on the protests.
There are concerns for four young Syrian activists who have been arrested or gone missing in recent weeks amid an ongoing violent crackdown on protests.
Two Bahraini women activists, both of whom allege they have been tortured in detention, have gone on hunger strike to protest against their imprisonment.
Majid Movahedi was officially pardoned in exchange for compensation hours before he was due to be blinded by acid in a Tehran hospital.
The UN must take urgent action to stop the escalating violence against protesters in Syria, which amounts to crimes against humanity.