An annual report by the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China finds a marked deterioration in media freedom in recent years.
Liu Feiyue is sentenced by a Hubei court after being found guilty of 'incitement to subvert state power.'
Investigators also file a formal extradition request to Canada for detained chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.
The move may hurt bilateral ties 'only slightly,' depending on compensation, one source says.
Papers say McCallum's comments vindicate China's claim that Meng Wanzhou's arrest was politically motivated.
Wang Quanzhang is found guilty by a Tianjin court of "subversion of state power" amid growing fears for his health.
Beijing dismisses a speech by the philanthropist investor, hitting out instead at those who 'build walls.'
Two other political refugees are still waiting in the island's international airport for a decision on their application.
The students had denounced videos of detained fellow activists 'confessing' to trying to overthrow the government.
Yang Hengjun is being held under "residential surveillance at a designated location" with no access to lawyers or family members.
The move comes as the island's new premier issues a clarion call to citizens to be alert to national security threats from telecommunications.
Protesters say freedom of expression should be respected, not criminalized.
Yang Hengjun's detention could be a form of diplomatic retaliation by Beijing following the arrest of a top Huawei executive and two Canadians.
Geneticist He Jiankui will face a criminal investigation over his editing of human embryos in a bid to make the babies immune to HIV.
Qin Yongmin's family say his hands now seem to tremble all the time, following a recent visit with him in jail.
A former police officer helped by Huang said state security police faked evidence against the rights activist, who stood trial last week for 'leaking state secrets.'
Zhang Jilin made the speech in public after getting a good reception in a social media discussion group.
Chen Wuquan is handed the sentence after helping local people protest against a planned land reclamation project.
Wang Yanfang, wife of a detained rights attorney, says people like her
husband are jailed instead of being praised for their work.
More than 30 Maoist activists, former Jasic workers, and NGO staff are being held, some on criminal charges, since a crackdown began last July.
Well-wishers and supporters of late premier Zhao Ziyang are detained as they try to pay their respects at his family home in Beijing.
Subic Bay was home to a sprawling U.S. navy base during the Cold War.
A Pentagon report says China's People's Liberation Army is rapidly developing 'a robust, lethal force' that will allow Beijing to 'impose its will' in the region.
Xie Haojie is wanted for economic crimes involving $210 M
The son of Shenyang petitioner Liu Zhen is incommunicado after raising doubts about the cause of his father's death on social media.
The club has been designated an 'illegal organization,' amid fears that arrests could follow.
Robert Schellenberg has said he will appeal the sentence, which was handed down following a retrial ordered in the wake of Meng Wanzhou's arrest.
The wife of Yu Wensheng, who has been held incommunicado for a year on suspicion of 'subversion,' receives the prize in his absence.
Ji Xiaolong is sentenced to three-and-a-half years after complaining about indefinite rule by China's president.
Police detain and place under house arrest dozens of would-be supporters and fellow activists, cordoning off the court building.