Police detain hundreds of people suspected of rioting over alleged mishandling of a teenage girl's death.
Chinese police detain a teacher who openly criticized the construction of schools that collapsed in the Sichuan earthquake.
Hundreds of relatives and supporters march to government offices in the Chinese city of Qianjiang to call for a probe into the beating to death of a 13-year-old student.
An Inner Mongolian dissident who became a Mongolian citizen is released after six months in Chinese custody.
Authorities in Beijing have extended the detention of Christian publisher Shi Weihan by a further two months while the police gather evidence against him, his wife says. Shi has been detained without charge since March.
Residents of a village near the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing are up in arms over plans to build a chemical plant that will use a known carcinogen.
China has brought forward the progress of the Olympic torch through two of its most politically sensitive regions, imposing tight security on the relay route. Travel agents in Lhasa say thousands of people have booked into hotels in the city to cheer the event.
As grieving parents seek to commemorate their lost children one month after the Sichuan earthquake demolished school buildings, authorities are blocking them from returning to the site to perform traditional offerings.
China sacks 15 officials for malpractice over their response to the May 12 Sichuan earthquake, as grieving parents attempt to take the government to task over the collapse of a huge number of school buildings in the province.
In an increasingly diverse and divided China, experts cite a new key distinction: those who are burdened by the expectations of others, and those who follow their own paths.
Farmers in central China are in a tense standoff with officials who want to bulldoze their fields, as evicted Shanghai residents accuse a large property developer of illegally detaining them.
Parents across southwestern China are struggling to hold local officials accountable for allegedly shoddy construction standards in school buildings that collapsed during the May 12 earthquake.
Nineteen years after Chinese troops fired on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, a prominent Beijing lawyer says police grabbed him as he left his office to commemorate the 1989 crackdown.