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World - Region
4/29/2013 1:15:34 PM
One day before visit of UAE president to Britain, UAE court sentences three UK citizens to four years in prison on drugs charges amid claims they were tortured by police

World - International
4/10/2013 3:14:04 PM
Three Middle Eastern countries among top five globally for executions, according to Amnesty International report

World - Region
4/8/2013 9:04:42 PM
Activist says UAE court imprisons son of jailed Islamist for posting anti-government tweets

World - Region
4/2/2013 9:20:49 PM
Amnesty International called on Saudi Arabia not to carry out a reported sentence of paralysis for a man in retribution for allegedly paralysing another man 10 years ago

World - Region
3/27/2013 2:36:55 PM
Amnesty International says freedom of expression is 'under attack' in Turkey due to prosecution of political activists, human rights defenders and others

Egypt - Politics
3/13/2013 3:48:07 PM
Death sentences in Port Said football verdict more about 'scapegoating', says Amnesty International

World - Region
2/23/2013 4:21:00 PM
Lack of appropriate 'crowd control' equipment exacerbates 'riot catastrophe' in Arab states undergoing political upheaval, defence expert at Abu Dhabi arms fair says

World - Region
2/7/2013 7:10:10 PM
After close to nine years in the Israeli jails, a Palestinian prisoner who last year staged a hunger strike of more than 100 days, is released and crossed Gaza

Multimedia -
1/30/2013 3:31:08 PM
Amnesty International activists with Nefertiti masks protest against the visit of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi prior to his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, today.

Egypt - Politics
1/28/2013 10:05:30 PM
Excessive violence use by Egypt's police condemned by Amnesty International

Egypt - Politics
1/24/2013 8:39:52 PM
Amnesty International issues a report concerning protesters killed since January 25 Revolution, calling for independent and effective investigations

World - Region
1/6/2013 2:27:56 PM
Parliament calls for 'special investigation' into blogger's death, which according to Amnesty International may have been due to torture

World - Region
12/20/2012 4:37:13 PM

World - Region
12/11/2012 8:45:59 PM
Amnesty International states that while it welcomes the release of detained Jordanian activists over last months protests, claims it is 'too little too late' as no wider human rights reforms are planned

World - Region
12/10/2012 12:29:20 PM
Zainab al-Khawaja, the daughter of prominent opposition activist Hadi al-Khawaja, is sentenced to one month in jail for taking part in a protest in a prohibited area of 'Pearl Square' in February 2011

World - Region
11/30/2012 5:47:02 PM
Amnesty International calls Manama to release 12 jailed political activists who were involved in anti-regime protests last year

World - Region
11/29/2012 8:39:57 PM
Among offending passages from the poem that costs its writer the sentence was the line: 'If the sheikhs cannot carry out justice, we should change the power and give it to the beautiful woman.'

World - Region
11/21/2012 4:10:36 PM
Even though Bahrain tried to undergo the political and security reforms they promised Amnesty International to make, progress was overshadowed by the harsh steps taken to quell protests, says the rights group

World - Region
11/12/2012 3:11:01 PM
The interior ministry of Saudi said one of its citizens was beheaded by the sword after being convicted of murdering a fellow citizen

World - Region
11/11/2012 2:57:35 PM
Death of anti-government blogger Sattar Beheshti while in police custody, possibly due to torture, will be investigated by Iran's parliament, deputy parliamentary speaker Mohammad Hassan Abu-Torabi Fard says

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