The Occupy Central movement veterans say it may not have achieved its goal, but it did inspire a new generation to enter politics.
A government report reveals a huge scandal around the approval of new pharmaceuticals for the domestic market.
The new rules seek to legitimize the state's ongoing violation of individuals' right to privacy, a top rights lawyer says.
State media say Zeng Feiyang and his fellow activists were treated leniently as repentant first offenders, but a former lawyer says he was not guilty of any crime.
New rules seek to eradicate any overseas connections and to 'guard against separatism.'
A report from Greenpeace says safety and environmental standards are 'lax' in the world's largest chemicals industry.
Poet praises Germany for standing up for human rights at a time of heavy state pressure on lawyers, writers and activists.
Beijing typically uses access to its huge domestic market as a way of keeping celebrities in line, analysts say.
The move comes amid warnings over the erosion of traditional freedoms in the former British colony.
Qin Yongmin could face a lengthy jail term, but his wife's family fear for her safety, more than 20 months after she disappears.
Xia Lin had previously defended outspoken artist Ai Weiwei, earthquake researcher Tan Zuoren and top rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang.
Court upholds non-jail sentences for three former student leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement.
Activist Guan Guilin from Hunan's Hengyang city had tried to register as a candidate outside the ruling party.
Residents of Qiqihar throng the streets in anger after plans for the plant are leaked online.
Activists in Hong Kong gather in support of the rebel village, as a former resident complains to the United Nations.
Liao Yiwu's latest work uses a central metaphor of ants, as apparently powerless but ultimately strong agents of resistance against oppression.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong activists make mooncakes with a message, in support of relatives of victims of the 1989 military massacre.