China's human rights record could worsen in 2012, activists say.
Report comes late and does little to assuage massive popular anger over the handling of the disaster.
They say Chinese authorities targeted them for fighting evictions ahead of the 2008 Olympics.
They hope to win compensation from Chinese authorities for the loss of their loved ones.
The case highlights China's use of psychiatric wards to silence dissent.
The action comes after he eyed nomination in forthcoming elections to district-level legislative bodies.
A Chinese police raid on a religious gathering follows the detention of unofficial "house" church members across the country.
A Chinese court hands a dissident writer nine years in prison.
Residents of the embattled Chinese town flee tear gas rounds as police seek to disrupt protests.
Hundreds protest in a southern Chinese town as tensions ease in nearby Wukan.
China’s heir-apparent visits Hanoi to ease territorial tensions.
Netizens see a new rule requiring users to register with their real names as a bid to muzzle criticism.
Protest march is called off by a rebellious village in southern China after talks with government officials.
She speaks of the awakening of civil consciousness in China.
China vows to provide support for North Korea during a time of precarious leadership change.
Residents protest a power plant they say is polluting their village in China's Guangdong province.
Internet users in China remember the former president for his work in political reform.
Authorities in southern China tell protesters that they will target their families if unrest continues.
The case highlights abuse of power by family planning authorities.
Villagers in southern China hold a memorial service for an activist leader who died in police custody.
Hundreds of Chinese farmers take to the streets to protest the loss of their land.
The plight of poor Chinese schoolchildren is highlighted after a blog posting.
Chinese authorities move quickly to discourage 'negative' postings online.
Villagers turn out in large numbers to protest seizure of their land in China's Guangdong province.
Chinese authorities crack down on an 'illegal' human rights group.
Netizens blast authorities in eastern China following another deadly accident.
An engaged couple has been separated by Chinese authorities since calling for protests against Japan last year.
A village activist dies in the custody of Chinese authorities.
Relatives call for an Inner Mongolian activist’s freedom a year after his sentence was completed.
How much money do China's paid commentators, the '50 cent army,' really make?