Parents in China say authorities are failing to make good on promises to test children for lead poisoning.
Chinese authorities release a well-known rights lawyer, but his assistant's whereabouts remain unknown.
Another case of mass lead poisoning caused by factories in central China calls the effectiveness of government regulation into question.
Homelessness poses a large and growing problem in China's cities, with thousands scraping by on what they can beg or earn on the streets.
Parents riot and authorities take action over a Chinese factory blamed for lead poisoning in hundreds of children.
Chinese children are found to lack creativity as a result of the national obsession with rote learning.
Chinese writer Tan Zuoren goes on trial, and supporters say his plan to issue an independent report on last year's deadly earthquake is the reason.
The World Trade Organization calls for China to loosen import restrictions, but will anything change?
Poor villagers in central China protest lead and zinc pollution that has affected more than 100 children.
A petitioner who claims she was raped in custody is sent to a mental hospital, and reporters who covered the charge are investigated.
Political detainees in China are suddenly getting a lot more mail, as netizens press for their release.