The wife of lifelong rights activist Lee Ming-cheh says she was warned off the trip by a shadowy 'intermediary,' but chose to ignore the message.
Two leaders speak in broad generalities on North Korea and trade, but unclear whether and how much human rights discussion took place.
Guo Li says he suffered repeated beatings and solitary confinement during his sentence, but welcomes the appeal decision by the provincial high court.
Groups warn of a 'dangerous direction' if the leaders of two major countries fail to take human rights violations seriously.
The rules requiring public wi-fi networks to log user details and activity have been made public in some parts of the country, but not others.
President Xi Jinping goes into first meeting with President Donald Trump in a 'strong negotiating position.'
Relatives of a late former premier are still calling for permission to lay his ashes to rest in a cemetery for former leaders and revolutionaries, 11 years after his death.
The two men have had access to lawyers, and could be tried on illegal immigration charges before being deported.
Analysts say North Korea and trade are more likely to be top of the agenda than the plight of the country's detained human rights lawyers.
Cao Sanqiang had been overseeing the construction of a school in a poverty-stricken area of Myanmar's Wa state.
Chinese petitioners say they will do whatever it takes to highlight their complaints against the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
The rules came into effect last year in the southwestern city of Chongqing, and activists fear they will soon be applied across the country.