The amendments reduce the jail sentence for violators of Article 66(d) and allow judges to release on bail those charged with defamation.
Recruitment drives target the 'inner provinces' of China, making a large influx of highly educated Han Chinese migrants likely.
One says the Court of Appeal acted 'outside accepted norms,' while jailed activist Joshua Wong calls on Hong Kong to take a good look at the rule of law in the city.
Truyen's wife likens his arrest to a kidnapping and says she worries about his safety.
Xi's ideology may be linked to poverty reduction, and will likely supersede his predecessors' in prominence, analysts say.
The US-based NGO says it is non-partisan and partners with ‘all major political parties.’
Haliq Mahmut had not taken part in protests, but removed a bullet from a fellow Uyghur’s leg.
Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are handed jail terms of up to eight months after the government called for harsher penalties linked to a prior public order offense.
A Cambodian lawyer describes his experiences representing defendants against government-backed plaintiffs.
Taghirsyz Dawutkhan was tortured for a confession and jailed with no access to a lawyer, his friends say.
Wong says the same judges who jailed 13 activists this week after they had served their initial sentences will hand down a verdict in his case.
A local ruling party chairman had suggested a plan was in place to arm and train ethnic Rakhines.