Bahrain human rights activists have announced that they will attend all marches and gatherings in the country until the month-end as independent observers.
The activists have urged the organisers of the rallies to ensure that the gathering
Syrian forces shot dead at least 20 civilians in attacks on pro-democracy demonstrations across the country on Friday, the Syrian human rights organisation Sawasiah said.
Syrians in their thousands took to the streets nationwide for the 17
Six Bahraini non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have condemned statements by international rights bodies following anti-government protests in the kingdom.
World human rights organisations and international figures have made statements
The United States has joined a rights group in calling for a full investigation into the death of a Kurdish law student in Iran after he was detained in the western city of Sanandaj.
"The United States is deeply concerned about the tragic