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Riot police have used excessive force during the current demonstrations in Ukraine, based on accounts from witnesses, says Human Rights Watch.
The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, has been condemned by human rights activists.
Libyan authorities must actively protect protesters from attacks by armed militia during ongoing demonstrations or risk further bloodshed, says Amnesty.
Grassroots protest against "the corruption of the political class" showed its global face again on Guy Fawkes Night.
The Peoples’ Assembly Against Austerity is backing a day of protest in every town and city in the country to coincide with Guy Fawkes Night.
Amnesty has described the decision of a Moscow court to sentence a protestor to forcible psychiatric treatment as an "abhorrent return to Soviet-era practices".
Amnesty International has condemned the Moscow authorities’ decision to block their planned Sochi protest against the lack of freedom of expression in Russia.
The Burghfield Disarmament Camp today continued its protest outside AWE Burghfield with an (almost) nude action near the main gate.
Emergency decrees issued by the King of Bahrain which include the banning of protests are a shameful attempt to ban dissent and freedom of expression, says Amnesty.
The UN Secretary- General has condemned the upsurge of violence in Egypt, calling for peaceful protest and respect for the right to free speech and assembly.