Beijing offers no details on missing bookseller and says diplomats shouldn't break the law.
The city's higher education institutions have seen a "top-down backlash" in the wake of the Occupy Central campaign for fully democratic elections, a rights group says.
Sweden says it is taken 'strong measures at the highest level' following the incident, as concerns mount for Gui Minhai's health and safety.
Yu Wensheng was taken away from his Beijing home after penning a letter to the ruling Chinese Communist Party calling for constitutional government.
Jin Bianling, wife of jailed rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong, says her husband will soon be transferred to an unknown prison in China's Henan province.
Photos of Wang Fuman's snow-encrusted hair went viral, sparking an outpouring of public generosity, but activists say government backed charities have siphoned off much of the funds.
Yu Wensheng had already been stripped of his license to practice as a lawyer after he agreed to defend a fellow lawyer detained in the July 2015 crackdown on the legal profession.
President Xi Jinping is also being referred to in state media by the title "leader," harking back to the era of late supreme leader Mao Zedong.
Wang Yu's son Bao Zhuoxuan finally fulfills his dream of overseas study, after being treated as 'guilty by association,' his parents say.
They deny being members of the Three Grades of Servant church, the focus of a crackdown on Christians in the province.
The daughter of late former premier, who died under house arrest for opposing the use of force against unarmed protesters, says her family wants closure.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party now sees itself as a beacon for authoritarian practices around the world, according to a new report.
Joshua Wong and Raphael Wong are handed jail terms of three months and four-and-a-half months respectively for ignoring a court order.
A watchdog report highlights concerns over judicial independence in the former British colony, as well as the erosion of traditional freedoms.
Several of her close friends and a rights group say there appears to have been no change in her house arrest, in spite of reports she could be freed.
Commentators point to the rapid rise in the relative status of China's national language, Mandarin, in the city's schools.
Beijing hits out at Delta Airlines, Marriott International and fashion chain Zara for listing the democratic island as a 'country.'
U.S. firm will be paid millions of dollars if it finds wreck of flight MH370.
The Golden Lampstand Church had a history of disputes with the government.
A Catholic church is torn down in Xi'an city, while a Protestant church in Xinjiang is closed to worshipers.
Written appeal says the speeches and writing of "The Butcher" fell within his constitution rights.
The collision could lead to environmental devastation off the coast of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, an environmentalist warns.
Li Yanxiang has been refusing food for more than a month, and her husband says her life is likely in danger.
Justice Secretary Rimsky Yuen departs amid a furor surrounding a recent decree by China's parliament that parts of a railway station in Hong Kong will come under its jurisdiction.
The suicide comes amid popular protests against the rerouting of a state highway through village land, disturbing family graves.
Toutiao, which was suspended briefly by China's internet censors, launches a nationwide recruitment drive for 2,000 editors.
Former party school professor Zi Su's case has been sent to the Chengdu Intermediate People's Court, where he will now likely stand trial for 'subversion of state power.'
Zhang Weichu, whose brother died in police custody, loses a bid for compensation after the hospital that employed her terminates her contract.
Managers at Toutiao are called in by cyberpace regulators 'for a chat,' before vowing to promote the spirit of President Xi Jinping's 19th party congress.