Wang Yu's professional ID is taken away after she prepares a complaint over allegations of forced confession.
The country's education minister says universities must ensure they uphold 'core socialist values.'
The probe comes amid increasing reports of suicides among officials and a nationwide anti-corruption campaign.
Human Rights Watch sees 'ferocity' in Xi Jinping crackdown, backsliding in Myanmar, and 'dire' situation in North Korea.
A Canadian news site publishes formerly secret diplomatic cables from Beijing, released 25 years later.
The Guangdong-based activist faces subversion charges after he posted a protest photo online.
Officials pledge to 'deal with' allegations of corruption in the village committee.
Dozens are prevented from approaching delegates with complaints over land grabs and other grievances.
A high-ranking technology official says the country has to move with the times and 'regulate' content.
Liu Shasha says she has been refused a visa for Thailand and is running out of money.
Hada had spoken out on behalf of herding communities and the grasslands of Inner Mongolia.
The Asiaweek reporter was followed, dragged into a police car and taken to a police station for questioning.
Su Changlan's husband will file a lawsuit on Friday after being denied information about his wife.
Experts blame the government for failing to discourage traditional attitudes that favor male heirs.
The report offers a blow-by-blow account of the fatal trampling, saying bystanders played a crucial role in the rescue operation.
Liu Shasha and Hong Kong-based Yeung Hung are unable to make a home together because of her travel ban.
A former chief executive speaks out publicly for the first time about the city's political development.
The authorities look set to 'make an example' of prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang.
The social care order is revoked amid renewed 'brainwashing' concerns over a uniformed military group run by the Chinese military.
Ma Jian is linked to former presidential aide Ling Jihua, whose investigation was announced last month.
Four students are summoned amid warnings that an era of press freedom in the city may be coming to an end.
A 2013 law seeking to strengthen the rights of citizens and patients hasn't been implemented, a rights group says.
Chief executive Leung Chun-ying enters the legislature for the first time since the Occupy Central movement called on him to resign.
Local farming families say the authorities have taken over land on which they used to grow food without warning.
The herders say they were thrown off their grazing lands to make way for military exercises.
The government says it will continue to clamp down on online platforms that post 'unauthorized' information.
Journalists say the latest in a string of attacks is a threat to press freedom in the former British colony.
Journalists and cartoonists condemn the attacks, saying Beijing seeks to justify its own media controls.
The real-name registration plan will likely lead to self-censorship among the country's online literary talent, critics say.
Gao Zhisheng has been subjected to continuous restrictions since his release from prison in August.