But domain firm says agreement with Beijing has no banned words and will not curtail free speech.
Publishers and staff of a store selling books highly critical of the ruling Chinese Communist Party fail to return home on schedule.
Rights activists Jia Lingmin and Liu Diwei had offered legal help to people fighting eviction by local authorities.
The wife of democracy activist Jiang Yefei says he is wanted for subversion by the Chinese government for drawing satirical cartoons about President Xi Jinping and other leaders.
Officials deny claims they injected livestock with overdoses of the vaccine, saying the anthrax infections came from further west.
The death of Zhang Liumao comes ahead of a UN review of Beijing's record on torture.
The island's president Ma Ying-jeou will hold unprecedented talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Singapore on Saturday.
President Xi Jinping's administration is intensifying efforts to expand Beijing's influence via overseas media.
The University of Hong Kong says it wants to protect press freedoms, though.
Anyone sharing unauthorized information or obstructing officials in any manner could now face several years' imprisonment.