Local residents accuse the government of bringing in criminal gangs to carry out forced evictions and demolitions.
The administration of President Xi Jinping is showing the hallmarks of an extreme right-wing nationalist regime under a single strongman, analysts say.
Xu Hua faces a jail term of up to three years for failure to perform "internet security duties" when requested by the country's internet police.
The state-run Guangzhou Lawyers' Association announces a disciplinary probe into Liu Zhengqing, who has spoken out about the use of violence by prosecutors against his client.
An official warning that Hong Kong's media shouldn't make political attacks on mainland China is suddenly removed by media groups.
Xing Wangli is accused of 'extorting' money from law enforcers, but his lawyer says he made a request for help out of genuine financial hardship.
The disqualification of would-be Labour Party candidate Lau Siu-lai by an election official is unfair, politicians and commentators say.
Independent content-creator Yang Kaili had live-streamed a performance of the national anthem that police judged to be 'disrespectful.
Protesters say there are scant details about the massive project, and fear the government is merely acting under orders from Beijing.
The refusal to renew the work visa of one of its officers suggests that 'free speech may not be permitted' in some topics in the city now.
Lawyers say Sun Shihua may have been detained, beaten and strip-searched as a form of retaliation against her husband.
President Tsai Ing-wen has ordered that former victims of persecution shouldn't be sent to an environment where they are at continued risk, an activist says.
The man is found guilty of hacking-related offenses after selling his service to 'hundreds of people,' reports indicate.
Carrie Lam's speech came amid loud protests by pro-democracy politicians over the denial of a visa to a journalist who hosted an event featuring a pro-independence politician.
Tan Hua, a MBA graduate of a top Chinese university, is being held incommunicado after campaigning for justice for victims of faulty vaccines.
Congressional-Executive Commission on China urges US pushback on repression in Xinjiang and Chinese challenges to democracy abroad.
Zhong Xiaolin faces subversion charges in Shenzhen, while Sun Wenke is being held incommunicado in Chongqing.