Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the UK criticized the organization after it published its concerns that the law would stifle peaceful dissent.
The UN's response to the crackdown in Syria is disappointing and weak, and does not take any decisive action.
Two Bahraini women activists, both of whom allege they have been tortured in detention, have gone on hunger strike to protest against their imprisonment.
Released after five years in prison, prominent human rights lawyer Anwar al-Bunni is finally being acknowledged by fellow Syrians.
Thirteen-year-old Thabet al-Hajlaoui was reportedly killed after security forces opened fire on anti-government protesters in the town of Sidi Bouzid.
An independent commission set up to investigate alleged human rights abuses during recent protests in the country must lead to justice for victims.
Authorities in Iraq's Kurdistan region are urged to investigate attacks on those linked to protests calling for political reform.
A Bahraini military court has handed down life sentences to prominent Shia opposition activists who were involved in protests.
A military court in Bahrain has sentenced a woman activist to a year in prison after she read out a poem criticizing the government.
A former member of the Republican Guard has told Amnesty International that he and other soldiers were ordered to open fire on unarmed pro-reform demonstrators.
A Bahraini student could face a long prison sentence for reading out a poem criticizing the country’s King.
At least 120 people have reportedly been shot dead in Syria, as the UN Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution on the country.
Amnesty International has urged Moroccan security forces not to use excessive force against protesters, as activists call for renewed pro-reform demonstrations.
Authorities urged to uphold and protect the right of Iraqis to engage in peaceful protests following the arrest of 15 pro-reform activists.
The call for demonstrations comes as a repressive state of emergency imposed following previous protests, is set to end Wednesday.
Authorities urged to deliver justice to victims of protest violence after it was announced that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons are to stand trial.
Saudi Arabian authorities have detained a woman who has urged other women to challenge a discriminatory driving ban.
A military court has sentenced 15 activists to between one and four years imprisonment for "participating in illegal demonstrations and inciting hatred against the regime".
Amnesty International's annual report details how the rise of social media is fuelling a new activism that repressive governments are struggling to control.
As Amnesty International launches its annual report, we speak to five key human rights activists.