Ahead of China's leadership transition, Communist Party members debate greater transparency of politicians' wealth, analysts say.
A former Chinese state prosecutor describes abuses in the Communist Party's internal disciplinary system.
Analysts say China's new leader will be hampered by factional struggles.
The growing number of Chinese petitioners in recent years is a reflection of simmering unrest fueled by official misbehavior, activists say.
Hu's pledges that the Chinese Communist Party will deal with corruption fall short, critics say.
But the outgoing Chinese leader rules out parliamentary democracy.
Inner Mongolian political prisoner Hada's relatives are incommunicado after speaking out about rights violations.
China's leaders will continue one-party rule, a Communist Party spokesman says.
Web users follow the U.S. election ahead of China's own leadership transition.
A Chinese rights advocate is taken into custody in the middle of the night.
China acknowledges that there are ethical problems with the use of organs from executed prisoners.
China experts see continuing political interference and violations of citizens' rights.
Chinese authorities detain activists amid 'stability' concerns ahead of a top leadership transition.
A Chinese court says there is 'insufficient evidence' to support the case of Chen Guangcheng's brother.
A netizen is jailed after he calls for democracy ahead of China's leadership transition.
Netizens want tougher punishments after a schoolteacher who abused her pupils is detained on a misdemeanor.
China's long-awaited mental health law still has "loopholes" for abuse, says a rights group.
Chinese citizens face a nationwide clampdown ahead of a key meeting of the Communist Party.
Chinese authorities round up participants in mass protests against a plant that would produce toxic chemicals.
The Chinese premier's lawyers dispute a New York Times report that his family has amassed vast wealth.
Officials in eastern China say they will suspend a plant producing toxic chemicals following mass protests.
Report says Premier Wen Jiabao's wife and relatives control assets worth at least U.S.$2.7 billion.
A netizen says the son of a police chief in northern China is using his connections to escape punishment.
The blind Chinese activist says Beijing is still seeking revenge against him six months after his escape from house arrest.
The Chinese dissident is kept under house arrest as his health situation worsens.
Experts say omitting the former leader's name from the Communist Party constitution has little to do with reform.
The wife of a Mongolian activist under house arrest says his mental state is rapidly deteriorating.
Chinese lawyer Ni Yulan is affected by thyroid tumor while serving a jail sentence.
Leftist members of the ruling Chinese Communist Party pen an open letter backing the fallen political star.
Armed police surround a southern Chinese township after clashes over a proposed coal-fired power plant.