Sources say the new number includes members of families from neighboring townships.
A monitoring mechanism is needed to ensure Laos honors its commitments, he says.
Yang Lin helped people lodge complaints against China's ruling Communist Party after laboring as a migrant worker.
The sisters of Zhang Liumao say they are being pursued after they asked tough questions about their brother's death in a detention center.
More than 100 others remain missing as the search for victims continues.
People say that the lookalike products made by individuals—not factories—are less expensive and offer better quality.
Last year's pro-democracy movement has boosted turnout and spurred the rise of a younger generation of politicians in the city.
Guo and his fellow activists have waited nearly a year since the trial for a verdict to be passed.