The incident is the latest in a string of environmental health problems linked to chemically treated rubber tracks.
Analysts say Beijing may be tempted to pick on smaller neighbors rather than risking direct confrontation with the United States.
Angela Gui says documents purportedly linking him to a drunk-driving accident have the wrong name on them.
Sister says she is worried as Guo’s hunger strike enters third week and authorities stymie efforts to meet lawyer.
The parents are calling on the government to uphold promises of financial assistance for their post-quake children.
Herders elsewhere in the region are also detained after protesting unpaid subsidies outside local government offices.
Tie Liu and He Linxia are detained amid a widening crackdown targeting politically sensitive writing.
The man's desperate protest draws an angry crowd of out-of-town parents who have met with similar problems.
Activists on the outside are continuing a relay fast to call for Guo Feixiong's release on medical parole.
Tang Zhishun's lawyer has been denied official recognition, while Xing Qingxian's lawyer has been prevented from seeing him.
China's parliamentary chief Zhang Dejiang warns that calls for independence will bring 'chaos' to the city.
Seven months after he disappeared, police in the northern city of Tianjin say they are holding Xing Qingxian.
The detainees include five local residents who protested the loss of their land to development.
Dong Guangping and Jiang Yefei were handed over to Chinese police by Thai authorities, drawing strong criticism from the United Nations.
Police cordon off large swathes of downtown Hong Kong, citing fears of 'terrorist attacks.'
Official media repeat the party line on the decade of violence and turmoil launched by Mao Zedong on May 16, 1966.
Former Red Guard Wang Rongfen served more than 12 years in jail after she wrote to Mao admonishing him for starting the Cultural Revolution.