Rights groups say Chen Guangcheng's nephew faces ‘life-threatening’ situation.
Residents say villagers were manipulated by those seeking to overthrow the democratically-elected village leadership.
But the Chinese dissident's nephew's medical parole request is rejected.
Sichuan quake survivors cast doubt on official claims that post-2008 buildings didn't collapse.
Police say his online videos showing support for an activist's 10-year-old daughter 'made a bad impression.'
They are denounced as traitors to the Han people.
His comments about barbarism incense the online community.
Business owners in the region have been warned against profiteering.
Homeless survivors say there is a severe shortage of tents, food, and bottled water.
The wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo tells reporters outside the court: 'I'm not free.'
Blocked roads and a rainstorm have hampered attempts to deliver much-needed food, tents, and water to the worst-hit areas.
More than 200 are reported dead or missing in the worst quake in China in three years.
Five more campaigners are detained, some on suspicion of 'illegal assembly,' prompting protests from rights lawyers.
Many Chinese doubt expert assurances that H7N9 isn't transmissible between humans.
Police hand out administrative detentions after netizens converge on Anhui in support of a dissident's daughter.
State media may be trying to smooth over an increasingly polarized online debate.
The 12 men were found with thousands of endangered anteaters on a reef in the Philippines.
Citizen journalism prompts sympathy messages and calls for freedom of information.
Chinese activists see little hope of change despite state media praise for reformer Hu Yaobang.
More than a dozen people in China are reported dead as the number of diagnosed infections jumps.
One woman threatens to jump from her apartment to avoid being redetained.
Chinese authorities clamp down on reports of abuses at a women's labor camp.
Chinese citizens are increasingly involved in environmental activism, a new report says.
The move has sparked calls in China for a clear and transparent system of film classification.
A magazine publishes the diary of a former inmate describing widespread abuse at the camp.
Lawyers say popular support for executions remains widespread in spite of the risk of politically-motivated sentences.
The move gives the impression that the government has something to hide, critics say.
Blind activist Chen Guangcheng says his jailed nephew’s child is being targeted by local officials.
Police probe a case in Hebei surrounding 43 'dead' officials whose loans worth millions of yuan were written off.
The song calls for democracy and constitutional government and draw supportive comments online.