Officials comments come as a U.S. congressional body raises serious concerns over the rule of law in the city.
Human rights lawyer Li Yuhan's arrest on public order charges is likely a case of political retaliation by officials she has accused of wrongdoing.
A 'star' student stabs a teacher to death after a dispute over homework set for completion during a rare rest day.
China moves closer to total control of the online activities of more than 730 million internet users, the annual report finds.
Police defile the teenagers passport in incident that took place as Wang's grim account of her arrest and detention is published.
Collaborator was released on bail but forced to leave city where he has a job and family.
The university declines to explain why, but Yang Shaozheng says he had been warned to 'keep his mouth shut' on political topics.
Author Clive Hamilton said he was surprised at the extent to which Beijing's agents have infiltrated Australia's political, social and cultural life, and has vowed to publish the book anyway.
Many dissidents remain under round-the-clock guard, while commentators speak of 'tacit agreements' between the two presidents.
Editor Ding Lingjie is the latest of many activists to be held in connection with the Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch website.
Officials try to reassure people that they won't be prosecuted for failing to stand in informal situations.
Observers say human rights issues have been eclipsed on this visit by regional tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Toddlers are shown being mistreated on clips of video surveillance footage, rocking the city's political establishment.
Dissidents and activists call for the release of Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia, and jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti, among others.
Like late Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo earlier this year, Yang Tianshui was denied permission to leave China to seek medical treatment..
China promises lavish welcome, 'constructive' talks, as activists highlight human rights abuses.
Beijing says the move is aimed at 'booing' and other protests like those recently staged by Hong Kong soccer fans.
'All you'll wind up with is a dead body,' says Huang Qi, after repeated beatings by former officials-turned-inmates.
The calls come as U.S. President Donald Trump embarks on an 11-day visit to the Asia-Pacific region amid concerns he may soft-pedal on human rights.
Sun Hongqin has been pursuing official complaints over nonpayment of her pension for the past 17 years.
Lawyers are speaking out in the hope that the government will revise discriminatory recruitment practices based on the health status of applicants.
Germany-based Springer Nature blocks access to some 1,000 articles in two of its journals to users in mainland China.
Anyone working in news-related content must now submit to government training and controls in a further bid to rid China of unauthorized information.
Some 20 institutions of higher education have set up research centers to study "Xi Jinping Thought," as public portraits of China's latest "core leader" are put on display across the country.
A top parliamentary official in Beijing says the booing of the ruling Chinese Communist Party's national anthem must be banned, 'urgently.'
Hua Yong has been threatened with worse to come from 'stability maintenance' teams if he doesn't leave the capital.
The sidelining of a former ally by Xi Jinping highlight corruption claims by exiled billionaire Guo Wengui.
A prominent Chinese writers' association says it fears he no longer has his Swedish passport, and is being kept under close police surveillance.
Award-winning rights activist Su Changlan is at home with family 'resting,' according to her relatives, who are likely under surveillance.
Rights activists and critics of the ruling party say they still aren't free to move around, and expect restrictions to continue at least until the end of the month.