Many critics of the government are being held on public order charges, while others remain under close surveillance in their own homes.
Xi's words spark fears that Beijing intends to keep up political pressure and curbs on the freedom of expression in the former British colony.
Xi Jinping gets his own brand of political 'thought,' although it stops short of including his name in the title.
Activists call for growing pressure on Beijing over Tibet, and over its pursuit of its critics, Chinese and foreign, far beyond its borders.
Beijing's rush-hour commuters are being forced to stand in line for individual security scans before boarding trains across the network.
Factories are being shut down in a bid to clear the skies, while outspoken critics of the government have been placed under close surveillance or sent on forced "vacations."
Protesters cheer jailed activist Joshua Wong, whose 21st birthday coincided with the verdict.
Internet users are reporting difficulty using circumvention tools to access content and services beyond the Chinese internet.
State prosecutors in Sichuan's Mianyang stop Huang Qi's lawyers from reading key evidence ahead of his trial.
Conservative Party human rights activist Benedict Rogers is escorted on a plane back where he came from after his lawyer is prevented from meeting with him.
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.