The lawyers are barred after they refuse to submit to body searches that are banned under current judicial guidelines.
Activists call on the ruling Chinese Communist Party to restore the reputation of late former leader Zhao Ziyang.
Ji Jianye's aggressive approach to urban development earned him the nickname 'Mayor Bulldozer.'
Dong Rubin is barred from meeting his lawyer.
The move draws criticism online as China's leadership tries to shore up its public image amid social unrest.
Liu Shasha's husband says he fears the authorities may refuse to release her.
His lawyer and supporters say the sentence is unjust.
They accuse the government of leaving them without help in the wake of Typhoon Fitow.
The guidelines are a step backwards to the bad old days of anti-AIDS propaganda, they say.
At least five people are injured after police fire shots at an angry crowd outside a migrant-run hotel.
Officials say their town has been designated a 'self-help' disaster zone.
The former primary schoolteacher admits all charges against him, lawyers and parents say.
Former Modern Express reporter Liu Hu is being held on suspicion of 'libel.'
The decision to jail the fallen Chinese political star for life won't change, analysts say.
The authorities look set to try six herders over a land dispute, as their families accuse officials of corruption and illegal land grabs.
The boy died after working long hours at an air conditioner plant to fulfill a school requirement.
Leaders at the summit vow to seal a trade pact by the end of the year.
Many Chinese have been unable to return to work after low visibility forced flights to return or divert elsewhere.
The herders say the forestry business had encroached on their grassland.
Netizens say the couple was seeking redress over a land dispute that had led to their son's detention.
The elderly brother of a dissident artist is hit by a car soon after an argument with the complaints bureau.
Activists say rights lawyer Guo Feixiong has been held too long without charge.
A new Freedom House report downgrades Asia’s two leading Internet censors.
The "Little Red Book" became a symbol of China's Cultural Revolution.
The government warns that some apps giving access to blocked news could be closed down.
Veteran Chinese rights activist Sun Wenguang describes life at close quarters with state security police.
Thousands storm a police cordon to air their grievances in Tiananmen Square.
The case of the 'house lady' is a drop in the ocean of official corruption, analysts say.
China's state media says recent talk of unfettered Facebook and Twitter access is a misunderstanding.
Campaigners say the government is responding to growing public anger over the draconian "one-child" policy.