Iran is urged to free a prisoner of conscience held at Tehran's Evin Prison so he can visit his ailing son.
A group of 14 Syrian activists was arrested during a raid on Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expressionin Damascus.
A year after pro-reform protests began in Bahrain, the government is far from delivering human rights change.
Iran has mounted a crackdown on opposition protesters ahead of a Green Movement rally on 14 February.
Amnesty International led rallies in cities across the world as a Global Day of Action in solidarity with the protesters of the Middle East and North Africa.
A global day of action will be held in nearly 20 countries on 11 February in solidarity with protesters in the Middle East and North Africa.
Amnesty International has called on Russia to make it clear to the Syrian government that the assault on the city of Homs must end immediately.
The Egyptian authorities are using a Mubarak-era law to prosecute civil society.
A run-down of the human rights situation in Yemen one year after pro-reform protests began.
Fadhila Mubarak's 18-month sentence for taking part in 2011's pro-reform demonstrations and listening to 'revolutionary' music has been upheld.
The 16 men received lengthy prison sentences after they tried to set up a human rights organization.
Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil has been released after ten months in prison for criticizing the military's use of force.
Military rulers urged to uphold the right to peaceful assembly during protests marking the first anniversary of the Egyptian uprising.
The mission’s observers have submitted a field report in which they are reported to have cited clear evidence of human rights violations.
Court confirms death penalty for Saeed Malekpour sentenced after his web program was used to post pornographic images without his knowledge.
A human rights defender in Gaza has been stabbed by unknown assailants after criticizing Hamas and armed Palestinian groups.
One protester has been shot dead and several wounded in clashes with police during a pro-reform demonstration in Saudi Arabia.
Governments across the region were willing to deploy extreme violence in 2011 in an attempt to resist unprecedented calls for fundamental reform.
A leading Bahraini human rights defender describes how he was attacked by riot police during a peaceful protest.
The Yemeni parliament is set to vote on a controversial bill which grants President Saleh and his aides immunity from prosecution.