Li Wenzu's husband has been held for more than two years in an unknown location as police keep her under close surveillance.
The Double Tenth, celebrated in democratic Taiwan as National Day, has become a symbol of hope to many in mainland China.
Yao Lijuan is detained after demanding that a group of unidentified men show their ID, and posting the video of the encounter on social media.
Political asylum-seeker Guo Wengui makes public a top-secret document he says has been verified by foreign government agencies.
A U.S. congressional and executive commission tasked with monitoring human rights says it will nominate jailed Hong Kong democracy activists for Nobel Peace Prize.
Ethnic Kazakh Chinese passport-holders who had previously had permanent residency now face imminent, forcible repatriation and the threat of imprisonment, sources say.
Guangzhou resident and chat group moderator Zhang Guanghong is now incommunicado, though police say they released him.
A Hong Kong activist goes on hunger strike in Taiwan to warn the island that Beijing didn't keep its promises of autonomy for his city.
Activists are being forced to leave their homes and take ‘vacations’ with state security police, while some have been put in detention centers.
A woman grabs a Tibetan MP before damaging photos of Chinese police violence at a 1987 protest in Lhasa with scissors.
Cheng Ming and Trend had supported democracy and human rights and spoken out against dictatorship and corruption since the 1970s.
One petitioner is detained over an online satirical video mocking President Xi Jinping, while thousands are held under house arrest or similar restrictions.
Political commentators say President Xi Jinping appears to be succeeding in concentrating the majority of political power in his own hands ahead of the party congress.
Activists say factional sniping within the movement will prevent unity in the campaign for the city's promised freedoms.
Police say the article he wrote was 'rumor-mongering,' but families of disappeared students say it was factually accurate.
Beijing has taken some steps to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, but officials and analysts say their impact is limited.
Hao Wei died after arriving to seek political asylum in Bangkok with late-stage cancer last October.
Protesters mark the first time riot police fired tear gas on student protesters at the start of the mass popular movement for full democracy.
Editors from Rose China and Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch are detained, held incommunicado, and placed under round-the clock guard by state security police.
Lee Ching-yu, wife of Lee Ming-cheh, says his fundamental right to visits from his family have been stripped away.
Student protesters at a cross-straits music event are attacked by unidentified individuals wielding sticks.
Users report an intermittent calling service and an inability to send text messages since a reported block began this week.
The 'smart' video monitoring software can reliably identify people by descriptors including age, gender and clothing worn.
A rights group says Interpol may be in breach of its constitution by pursuing critics of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
News of the visit comes amid reports that China's President Xi Jinping will cut off financial support to the isolated Stalinist state.
The veteran dissident, who has said he expects never to be genuinely free, believes the added security is linked to the ruling Chinese Communist Party congress next month.
Wang's status remains unknown, while her husband's defense attorney is taken away from the courtroom after a hasty trial.
Zhu Shengwu loses his license to practice law after he defended a man jailed for calling the country's president 'Steamed Buns Xi.'
One commentator loses his job, while another is forced to relocate back to his hometown, away from his life in another city.
The wholesale market is the latest to be closed in a bid to curb the migrant population and 'low-end' businesses.