Yemeni President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi needs to take security concerns to heart as he enters his second year in office, Human Rights Watch said.
Iraqi leaders are called on to conduct a meaningful investigation into the January shooting of protesters in Fallujah, Human Rights Watch said.
The government in Bahrain needs to show its commitment to reforms following a year of putting repression above all else, Human Rights Watch said.
Human Rights Watch expressed concern about Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's decision to give the military authority to arrest people without judicial review.
The United Nations is concerned that human rights activists in Bahrain were wrongly convicted for their pro-democracy work, a spokeswoman said.
Bahrain's government should release a human rights leader jailed for posting pictures of a demonstrator wounded during a protest, a rights group said.
Egypt's Constituent Assembly has passed a draft constitution that fails to protect women's rights or guarantee religious freedom, Human Rights Watch said.
Kuwaiti leaders should rescind a ministerial order banning demonstrations because the order denies the right to peaceable assembly, Human Rights Watch said.
Iraqi authorities Sunday executed 10 prisoners with terrorism convictions, the Ministry of Justice said.
A decision by Bahraini officials to strip the citizenship from 31 people is a blatant assault on basic liberties, said Human Rights Watch.