The city's High Court has been asked to disqualify the members of its Legislative Council following a ruling from Beijing on oaths.
The awards highlight the "great personal risks" taken by journalists and bloggers in the country to try to report the truth to their fellow citizens, the awarding body says.
Rights activists say they would have favored Hillary Clinton's tougher stance on China.
Another new law requires any films shown in China to be in line with 'socialist core values' and 'national dignity and honor.'
Residents of Shandong's Peijiaying village ready for pitched battles over allegations of official corruption.
Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching are barred from taking up their seats in the Legislative Council after Beijing says they 'declined' to take oaths of allegiance.
Constitutional scholar and former local-level lawmaker Yao Lifa 'disappears' after trying to register as an independent candidate.
Thousands of people face off with police until the early hours of Monday as Beijing says an intervention over pro-independence lawmakers is 'timely and necessary.'
The city's lawyers plan to march in silent protest at the decision, which they say undermines due legal process in the former British colony.
Smog warnings are issued for Beijing, Tianjin, and other areas, as the government names and shames the worst-offending local governments.
Meng Han is the only one of a number of labor activists to be sent to jail following a crackdown last December.
Many fear Beijing may step in and issue a decree before the court has chance to rule on the status of two pro-independence lawmakers.
Protesters take to the streets, while an invasion by two banned pro-independence lawmakers once again brings the city's legislature to a halt.
The detention of Kwon Pyong, a vocal online supporter of democracy and human rights, sparks an outcry among overseas Chinese students.
Wang Yicui had enquired about standing in forthcoming local elections to a district-level legislative body.
Police are ordered to watch all routes in and out of the Chinese capital for older men in old military uniforms, carrying placards.
Chief executive Leung Chun-ying says he can't rule out an appeal to China's parliament to make a final interpretation on their status.