One in six jailed journalists is at risk of dying in a Chinese prison, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders.
Zhao Changqing joins his family two years after they fled China, and vows to continue working for democracy from exile.
Four women shave their heads, then name and shame two judges publicly for holding rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang well past the legal time limit.
Authorities appear to hack users' Twitter accounts via their smartphones, and use threats to force them to delete their accounts entirely.
Workers protest long hours and higher production targets at no increase in pay.
Meng Lang's writing was suffused with a 'strong sense of resistance' to the official literature of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, friends say.
Occupy Central co-founder Benny Tai warns of a 'chilling effect' if the nine defendants are found guilty of public order charges.
Freight forwarding companies in southern China openly advertise third-country transshipment and new certificates of origin for exporters to the US.
Michael Spavor, who set up an organization sending tour groups to North Korea, is under investigation for 'harming state security' in Liaoning province.
A U.S.-based group calls for the release of 'scores' of people detained in raids on the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu.
A foreign ministry spokesman says Kovrig 'may have broken Chinese law,' as Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is released on bail in Canada under stringent conditions.
His comments come after a mass raid on members of a Protestant church in the southwestern province of Sichuan.
A Hong Kong connection is emerging in the case of Meng Wanzhou, accused by the U.S. of violating sanctions against Iran.
Most Maoists detained in a nationwide crackdown on the unionization movement at Jasic Technology are being held in unknown locations.
Pu Wenqing, mother of Huang Qi, had hoped to use Human Rights Day 2018 to publicize her son's situation.
Andrew Wan and Lam Cheuk-ting say the charges are 'ridiculous' and indicate growing political suppression in the city at Beijing's behest.
Justin Trudeau denies political involvement as Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is scheduled to appear at a bail hearing in Vancouver.
Xu Lin is handed a three-year jail term on public order charges linked to his 'criticism of the country's leaders' online.
The Chinese embassy in Ottawa says Meng Wanzhou was arrested 'at the request of the United States.'
Joshua Wong, a student leader of the 2014 pro-democracy movement, warns of a threat to democracy from Beijing as he wins a major human rights award.
Freelance journalist Chen Jieren is being held on suspicion of public order charges, extortion and concealing a crime.
Pro-democracy lawmakers shout 'Shame!' at chief executive Carrie Lam after the banning of yet another would-be election candidate.
Li Xiaoling gets out on bail under police restrictions, but declines to comment on her situation.
The move is billed as 'upholding the constitution,' but commentators say the authorities are stepping up control over the profession.
The region, which is home to ethnic Chinese Muslims, signs a cooperation agreement to bring Xinjiang's war against terror to its own backyard.
Debarred would-be candidate and sitting lawmaker Eddie Chu says the 'thought police' have arrived in Hong Kong.
Zhang Weizhou and Liang Songji witnessed the beating and forcible strip-searching of rights attorney Sun Shihua in Guangdong.
Beijing's well-funded bids for greater cultural and political influence beyond its borders 'could undermine' democratic processes in the U.S. and elsewhere, a report finds.
Huang Sha is taken away by police in Guangdong's Shenzhen city after representing detained labor activists linked to the Jasic Technology factory in Huizhou.
Chan Kin-man says the movement's founders were dismissed by high-ranking government officials when they sought a dialogue.