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
Three journalists from the western province of Gansu are held on suspicion of 'extortion.'
Pastor Gu Yuese and his wife Zhou Lianmei are under 'residential surveillance at a designated location,' a U.S.-based rights group says.
Tang Jingling, Wang Qingying, and Yuan Xinting were targeted for political reasons over their civil rights campaigns, activists say.
Some see a worsening crackdown as Beijing fears that slowing economic growth will bring more social unrest in its wake.
The protests come amid concerns that academic freedom may be under threat in the former British colony.
A news account on the popular WeChat app is also shuttered after a misleading headline, showing the authorities' hair-trigger fear of public reaction.
Students end a week-long class boycott after scuffles and 'rough treatment' of protesters by police.
Traditional herding communities say they are no longer receiving government subsidies for a ban on grazing their livestock.
Dahlin's swift release on medical and diplomatic grounds is unlikely to be an option for dozens of Chinese fellow activists.
Leak of Chinese hit list makes many fear that the city is no longer a safe haven for freedom of expression and publication.
Two groups whose founders are in detention demand an apology and a retraction from state news agency Xinhua.
The detention of Swedish human rights worker Peter Dahlin was just the tip of the iceberg, with many groups forced to close their doors.
Li Xin, who was traveling from Thailand to Laos en route to the West, has been missing for 10 days.
Such confessions violate detainees' right to a fair trial and are invariably obtained under some kind of duress, a press freedom group says.
Zhang Haitao was accused of 'colluding' with overseas organizations after he posted online articles and gave media interviews.