Anxious parents flood hospitals, vowing to fight for redress, while lawyers and rights activists warn that domestic media face curbs in reporting on the widening tainted milk crisis.
Parents and commentators warn that Chinese officials may try to cover up the true extent of a public health crisis caused by tainted milk formula.
Chinese parents are rushing their babies for health checks and vowing to sue amid a spreading scandal over tainted baby formula.
Authorities in the Chinese capital have seen a surge in applications to stage demonstrations in Beijing's "protest parks," after a top official sparked hopes that applications might lead to the redress of long-running grievances.
Employees and management face off at a Coca-Cola joint-venture bottling plant in southern China, as the country's official trade union begins to flex its muscles for the first time in decades.
Phone service for relatives and associates of a jailed blind activist is curtailed before the Paralympics open.
Sichuan parents are barred from protesting during a visit by China's prime minister.