The state-run Guangzhou Lawyers' Association announces a disciplinary probe into Liu Zhengqing, who has spoken out about the use of violence by prosecutors against his client.
An official warning that Hong Kong's media shouldn't make political attacks on mainland China is suddenly removed by media groups.
Xing Wangli is accused of 'extorting' money from law enforcers, but his lawyer says he made a request for help out of genuine financial hardship.
The disqualification of would-be Labour Party candidate Lau Siu-lai by an election official is unfair, politicians and commentators say.
Independent content-creator Yang Kaili had live-streamed a performance of the national anthem that police judged to be 'disrespectful.
Protesters say there are scant details about the massive project, and fear the government is merely acting under orders from Beijing.
The refusal to renew the work visa of one of its officers suggests that 'free speech may not be permitted' in some topics in the city now.
Lawyers say Sun Shihua may have been detained, beaten and strip-searched as a form of retaliation against her husband.
President Tsai Ing-wen has ordered that former victims of persecution shouldn't be sent to an environment where they are at continued risk, an activist says.
The man is found guilty of hacking-related offenses after selling his service to 'hundreds of people,' reports indicate.
Carrie Lam's speech came amid loud protests by pro-democracy politicians over the denial of a visa to a journalist who hosted an event featuring a pro-independence politician.
Tan Hua, a MBA graduate of a top Chinese university, is being held incommunicado after campaigning for justice for victims of faulty vaccines.
Congressional-Executive Commission on China urges US pushback on repression in Xinjiang and Chinese challenges to democracy abroad.
Zhong Xiaolin faces subversion charges in Shenzhen, while Sun Wenke is being held incommunicado in Chongqing.
A fellow activist flies to Taiwan to give evidence on behalf of two Chinese nationals seeking political asylum there.
Authorities order the police to withdraw as thousands arrive in Shandong's Pingdu city in response to a nationwide call-to-action.
Meng Hongwei is being held in a secret location near Beijing, amid criticism of Interpol for accepting his resignation without comment.
Chinese commentators say domestic political considerations mean Beijing is unlikely to respond positively to the US shift in direction.
Financial Times Asia editor Victor Mallet, who defended the club's hosting of a pro-independence speaker in August, has had his visa renewal application rejected.
Four asylum seekers are living in fear that authorities in Thailand and Taiwan will send them back to mainland China, where they are targets of the Chinese Communist Party.
The move by China's internet censors shows that Beijing is serious about not offending the Kremlin as bilateral ties improve.
Wang Jinfeng was released after police stopped her from harming herself near the national flagpole on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Fan Bingbing will escape criminal prosecution if she repays U.S.$130 million owed to the tax authorities.
The administration of President Xi Jinping appears to be extending a travel ban previously applied in Tibet and Xinjiang to the rest of the country.
China's state-backed journalists are seen as the direct agents of Beijing by their own bosses and government.
New Citizens' Movement activist Yan Bozhen and China Rights Observer co-founder and torture victim Liu Xinglian applied for asylum while in transit from Thailand.
Chief executive Carrie Lam says the city must now prioritize China's national security concerns over calls for freedom of speech.
The move comes as the ruling Chinese Communist Party tries to roll out controversial funeral reforms across the country.
Wong will be unable to leave Hong Kong for the next eight months after a court refused to ease bail conditions linked to his use of civil disobedience during the 2014 Umbrella Movement.
Fellow rights activist and lawyer Teng Biao says concerns about repercussions for family back in China are likely weighing on her mind.