Announced today, the ban on all gatherings and rallies violates the right to freedom of expression and assembly.
A poet facing a secret trial in Qatar after being detained since last year is a possible prisoner of conscience.
All peaceful activists and other prisoners of conscience detained in Syria must be set free after a mass amnesty was granted ahead of the Eid al-Adha religious festival.
Progress on human rights in Tunisia that followed the ousting of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is being rolled back by the current Tunisian Government.
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.
Alber Saber Ayad could receive a six-year prison sentence if he is convicted of "defamation of religion".
Jordan's authorities must end their crackdown against pro-reform activists and allow them freely to express their views, Amnesty International said.
Iran must release Majid Sedeghi, who was arrested before his brother Saeed Sedeghi had been expected to be executed, Amnesty International said.
The convictions of nine health professionals sentenced to prison terms for their role in last year's pro-democracy uprising in Bahrain must be quashed by the authorities, Amnesty International said.
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.
Ayoub Massoudi given four-month suspended sentence by a military court in Tunis.
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.
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.