Nobel laureates urge China to release dissident couple from confinement.
Chinese property developer filmed the encounters to blackmail municipal officials.
But the move against a provincial Party official may be tied to an internal power struggle.
Commentators say China's leadership did not want to hear songs associated with a former Party chief embroiled in a scandal.
Nobel Prize laureates send a letter to the incoming Chinese president urging him to release jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.
An activist lawyer is told to keep quiet after publicly challenging China's labor camp system.
Chinese blind activist Chen Guangcheng asks leaders in Beijing to emulate Burma's reform model.
A Chinese court sentences Chen Kegui to jail for injuring three men his family says 'attacked' them in the middle of the night.
Chinese authorities accuse her of having joined an overseas democracy movement.
Chinese villagers in Guangdong protest against local government officials they say sold off their land.
A Chinese court sentences the group for illegally detaining a dozen people in a center outside of the capital.
A new guide authorizing Chinese urban management officials to use physical force sparks concern.
Chinese victims of blood-selling schemes petition ahead of World AIDS Day.
Activists are released from detention following a sensitive meeting of the Chinese Communist Party's top leadership.
Authorities in the Chinese capital bar children of migrants from sitting university entrance exams, causing parents to petition the authorities.
Chinese authorities go after dissidents in an apparent bid to silence any talk of political reform following the Communist Party Congress.
China's Internet users start a signature drive demanding the release of a blogger who posted a Communist Party joke on Twitter.
A Chinese newsman is taken away by police after reporting the tragedy of five boys dying in a garbage bin.
Plans to run powerful electricity cables above homes in an eastern Chinese city spark protests and clashes.
Residents of a southern Chinese village demand a probe over illegal sale of land and want to throw out their representatives.
Migrant children's deaths expose gaps in China's care of its most vulnerable young.
Chinese rights activists say the jailing is part of Beijing's strategy to pin down activists on fabricated "economic crimes."
Residents of a southern Chinese village demand an election to replace local leaders.
Activists held during China's leadership transition begin to return home.
Reform prospects are dim under the new leadership unveiled by the Chinese Communist Party
China's fallen political star has yet to go trial, with no word given to lawyers seeking to represent him.
China's president and premier step down from their party posts for a once-in-a-decade leadership change.
A U.S. congressional commission recommends closer scrutiny of China's policies.
Wildlife advocates call for greater public awareness to stem trafficking in elephant tusks.
Chinese authorities hold rights activists who attended a U.S. presidential election event hosted by an American group.