The Human Rights Day protest comes after thousands of migrant laborers and small traders are forced from their homes in the capital in the name of fire safety.
Beijing's narrow focus on basic economic rights means those less powerful are unable to speak out for themselves, activists say.
Feng Xiuqin's death was the result of unbearable emotional trauma and sleep-deprivation after the authorities detained her husband, her family say.
Chinese cybersecurity police tell activist Zhang Guanghong that they obtained evidence against him using a security 'backdoor.'
A feminist activist and a legal professional leave the city after police harassment, as police cordon off the entire venue, forbidding public access.
The paper tells readers close to the border with North Korea how to survive the worst effects of a nuclear blast in their backyard.
The prominent rights lawyer went missing during a July 2015 raid on the Beijing Fengrui law firm, and is believed to be facing subversion charges.
Chang Tieh-chih was likely refused entry at Beijing's behest, pro-democracy activists and politicians say.
Han Liang makes his speech several days ahead of World Human Rights Day, in order to evade detention by police.
Former People's Liberation Army (PLA) veterans who fought Vietnam in 1979 say they have yet to receive promised pensions and other benefits that were promised to them.
President Xi Jinping's notion of cyber-sovereignty could entail enforcement of Chinese laws far beyond its borders.
The writer made the comments following a string of reports of traditional grazing lands lost to development by Chinese-run companies.
Three women's rights activists have been under increasing pressure to leave Guangzhou after they planned an anti-sexual harassment campaign on public transport.
Activists say heavy surveillance and police warnings are enough to stop them taking part in HIV/AIDS advocacy events.
Women's rights activist Su Changlan still faces restrictions on her freedom to travel, alongside her family, following the end of her jail term.
Chinese sources say the event has little to do with an expanding global role for Beijing, and more to do with lauding President Xi Jinping.
Amid suspicions that police are trying to cover up the true extent of abuse, hours' worth of surveillance footage goes missing.
Migrant workers in other parts of China say they now fear similar mass evictions targeting them.
Wang Yu, Bao Longjun, and their son all face continuing restrictions on their careers and freedom of movement, friends say.
Lee Ming-cheh tried to overthrow the ruling Chinese Communist Party 'under the influence of anti-China powers,' the court finds.
Further allegations of abuse with "needles" surface at a second childcare facility in Beijing.
Universities and local governments offer temporary emergency assistance while intellectuals pen a critical letter to the government.
Low-paid migrant workers from elsewhere in China leave in their thousands amid a city-wide crackdown on unlicensed accommodation.
Parents say at least one child has injuries suggesting sexual abuse, while others say they were placed in a ‘small dark room’ and hurt with needles.
Those who haven’t been taken away to ‘political study centers’ are being forced to learn Mandarin, including the elderly.
One group is targeted for meeting outside officially approved church worship times, while another is told they can't use their previous venue.
While 19 ethnic minority Uyghurs remain on the run after the breakout, the six who were caught during the escape could now be sent back to China.
Lu Wei was regarded as a key architect of ever-widening internet censorship before he was accused of 'serious disciplinary violations.'
A U.S.-based group says the police are able to comb stored data on who people know, where they go, and what they buy.
Chinese travel agencies say they have been quietly ordered not to take tour groups to the Holy See, 'because that state doesn't legally recognize us.'