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The Lebanese authorities are being urged to establish an independent commission to investigate fully the fates of thousands of missing since the civil war.
Iraqi authorities have been told to stop attacks on peaceful protesters calling for political reform and an end to unemployment, poor services and corruption.
Amnesty has condemned the detention of several people protesting against the French law banning any form of clothing publicly concealing the face.
The Serbian authorities must halt forced evictions of Roma in the capital Belgrade and provide them with adequate housing, Amnesty International says.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Italy violated the ban on torture and inhuman treatment during the deportation of a man to Tunisia.
The detention of China’s most famous critic, Ai Weiwei, is part of a widening crackdown on dissent and detentions, says Amnesty International.
The Egyptian authorities should scrap a draft law aimed at criminalising strikes and protests, Amnesty has said ahead of today's demonstrations
Gaddafi forces have carried out a campaign of enforced disappearances to try to crush growing opposition, Amnesty says in a new briefing paper.
The Chinese authorities should immediately release prominent pro-democracy activist Liu Xianbin, human rights agency Amnesty International says.
At least 55 people are believed to have been killed during a week of unrest in and around the Syrian town of Dera’a, Amnesty International said yesterday.