August 1, 2011
Majid Movahedi was officially pardoned in exchange for compensation hours before he was due to be blinded by acid in a Tehran hospital.
July 27, 2011
Amnesty International calls on Bahrain to release two people held for leading a teachers' strike amid wide-scale protests earlier this year.
July 26, 2011
Released after five years in prison, prominent human rights lawyer Anwar al-Bunni is finally being acknowledged by fellow Syrians.
July 25, 2011
Amnesty International's website has been blocked inside Saudi Arabia after the organization published criticism of a draft "anti-terror" law.