Chen is accused of "fraud" and running an "illegal business," but supporters say he angered powerful officials with his reporting.
Yu Wensheng's indictment was issued last month, but his family wasn't informed, amid a dispute over the validity of his defense team.
The abbot of Longquan Temple in Beijing steps down after allegations of repeated sexual assaults and harassment of his female followers.
The move comes amid an ongoing row over freedom of expression and political calls for independence in the former British colony of Hong Kong.
Sun Wenguang says an online post, including photograph, claiming the couple went on vacation was 'fake.'
The Hong Kong government calls Chan Ho-tin's speech to the Foreign Correspondents' Club ‘inappropriate and unacceptable.’
Ge Jueping is awaiting trial for "subversion" after supporting a victim of forced evictions in Suzhou.
Shen Mengyu, a university graduate who took a job on the shop floor to support a unionization campaign, is missing.
Ji Xiaolong had called on people to respond to President Xi Jinping's 'toilet revolution' with anti-Communist Party graffiti.
The leaders' summer retreat paves the way for policy and personnel changes at a formal meeting of the ruling Chinese Communist Party later in the year.
Veteran rights activist Wei Xiaobing said police forced his garment factory to close, citing ‘fire safety’ issues.
Tsinghua University researcher David Missal is told he has until Aug. 12 to get out, after police cancel his student visa.
Hua Yong had supported a video protest by Dong Yaoqiong, now incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital for splashing ink on a post of the Chinese president.
Li Yuhan suffers in detention during a heat-wave, as her case is transferred to the state prosecution service.
In Shaanxi, parents protest out-of-date vaccines, while prosecutors in Shanxi file a lawsuit against local health officials.
The conservative American Enterprise Institute says the administration must step up its efforts on security, economy, and governance in the region.
Campaigners take the bold step of detailing their children's suffering, and providing their personal details for the authorities to contact them.
Liu Feiyue stands trial at the Suizhou Intermediate People's Court in central Hubei province on subversion charges.
A former Hong Kong chief executive warns the Foreign Correspondents' Club over its government-owned premises.
Ai Weiwei says the demolition came without warning two weeks before he was due to leave the premises, and that many of his works were still inside.
Commentators say intellectuals will now be targeted for 'brainwashing' in compulsory study sessions across the country.
Sun Wenguang is being held incommunicado under ‘residential surveillance’ at a Shandong hill resort along with his wife, friends say.
Rights activists criticize the move as being a departure from the company's former principles.
Rights activist and political refugee Xiang Li says agents of the Chinese state are targeting asylum-seekers in Thailand.
Wives of Detained Chinese Lawyers welcome a meeting with UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt during his recent trip to China.
Dong Yaoqiong's father is detained as he tries to visit his daughter, who remains under close guard at a psychiatric institution.
Critical voices from within the ruling Chinese Communist Party establishment have grown louder in the wake of the trade war with the United States.
The authorities are stepping up pressure on Dong Yaoqiong's family, preventing them from speaking out on their daughter's behalf.
As the brand new ministry of veterans' affairs promises them more money, campaigners say some local governments evade paying former soldiers anything at all.
The parents say they want protection for any children disabled or made sick by substandard vaccines to be enshrined in law.