The defense lawyers in both cases have dismissed the charges as exaggerated and ridiculous.
Some people are taken to the hospital after “feeling unwell,” as local officials promise a full investigation.
Wong's girlfriend says she won't tone down her activism in response to the attack, however.
The real number of detained online writers could be far higher than those whose cases have been revealed publicly.
Tens of thousands march as authorities impose a strict information blackout on local media.
The clashes come after the government moves to clear thousands of ancestral tombs from a nearby hillside, residents say.
Chai Huiqun's lawyer accuses the medical body of forging evidence to back up its case.
Liang Taiping had planned to attend a human rights forum on the prevention of torture in Thailand.
Beijing has scant interest in addressing US concerns ahead of a state visit by China's president.
Demobilized soldiers say they want the government to pay them their legal entitlement.
The authorities send in more riot police following clashes with thousands of residents.
Some say they will come back again, while others say they'll carry on the pro-democracy campaign elsewhere.
A dog-meat and lychee festival in the southwestern city is increasingly being targeted by animal rights campaigners worldwide.
Su Changlan's lawyer says the authorities may be deliberately dragging out the legal process to prolong her detention.
The defendants fire the defense team after being advised the lawyers are unable to defend them under court restrictions.
Supporters fear the three men will receive lengthy jail terms after a highly political trial.
The pan-democratic camp says it won't accept 'fake universal suffrage' in 2017 elections.
Public support for the Beijing-approved plan appears to be growing, recent polls show.
An ethnic minority Uyghur man is killed in the northern Chinese city of Xi'an after he allegedly 'charged' a ticket queue brandishing a brick.
One had expressed support for democracy in Hong Kong and a man killed by police, while the other is a labor rights advocate.
Police move into the city's legislature, although critics say there is scant evidence it was a target.
Guo Li says he has been left with mental and physical health problems following his jail term.
The two men are both former members of health advocacy charity Yirenping.
The low-key handling of the Zhou trial could mean that Xi's anti-corruption campaign is on the wane.
Hung Hsiu-chu talks about her humble origins as she launches her candidacy follow crushing defeats for the Kuomintang.
The strike comes after the stores were handed over to the control of a state-run buyer.
Beijing has much to learn from the icon of Myanmar's democracy movement, a former top official says.
The sentencing comes amid growing opposition within ruling Chinese Communist Party ranks over a nationwide anti-graft campaign.
At least two people are in hospital after beatings by riot police, eyewitnesses say.
Mongolian herding communities are protesting a government grazing ban and the loss of land to forestry and mining companies.