Dozens more people are locked up for 'mental health treatment' in 2015, with many making repeated visits when authorities want to be rid of them.
A group of petitioners in Shanghai compiles a list of prisoners of conscience and their current locations.
Li Aijie says her husband told her to consider finding another husband after his 19-year jail sentence was handed down.
Commentators say tensions have been running high between police and residents since the 2014 pro-democracy movement.
One man attempts suicide on Tiananmen Square in an attempt to highlight grievances with Beijing.
Berlin grants the ailing veteran journalist a visa for medical treatment, but Beijing ignores her applications for an exit permit.
The move reflects a crisis of faith within the ruling Chinese Communist Party's own ranks and fears of conflicted loyalties, analysts say.
1908 Books also sold the kind of political titles banned on the communist mainland that got five booksellers in trouble in China.
Migrant workers are protesting over months of unpaid wages that leave them unable to travel home or buy gifts.
The costly service enables busy working people to sidestep awkward questions about their love-life.
Zhu Xiaomei is reunited with her family, including her infant daughter, although charges against her still remain.
Li Xin tells his wife that he is cooperating 'voluntarily' with a police investigation, but doesn't disclose his location.
Many of those left stranded are low-paid migrant workers from Guangdong desperate to return home once a year to see their parents and children.
Wu Gan seems now to be part of the nationwide crackdown on rights lawyers and their colleagues.
The new entity will cut staff jobs and pool resources under veterans of China's state media and local Communist Party officials.
'Freedom of navigation' clashes with territorial rights as China, Vietnam, and the United States mix it up in disputed area.
Controversial clandestine unit sows fear as Beijing's anti-corruption sweep rolls up dissidents outside the nation's borders