Rules banning people from accessing telecommunications services without a formal identification process come into effect this week.
Xiao Jianhua leaves the city for an unknown location, sparking fears he has been detained by Chinese police.
'Interceptors' hired by local governments pack people onto buses bound for an unofficial detention center after they tried to visit President Xi Jinping.
Li Naiqiu said the attack has left her in danger of losing her baby, while other petitioners said her treatment was 'shocking.'
Crowds gather outside the central government complaints department in Beijing on the last day of the old year.
Officials of the ruling Chinese Communist Party are told to 'explain the facts' when confronted with 'negative energy' online.
Song Zhiyu was imprisoned in China for speaking out for the Falun Gong movement.
A strident article in praise of China's latest intercontinental nuclear missile disappears from state media news sites.
Foreign diplomats in Beijing pay Chinese New Year visits to beleaguered activists facing eviction in the city.
The Defense Daily accuses Cantopop star Hins Cheung of supporting independence for his home city, though he has denied it.
The activists unfurled a banner in support of Xie Yang, who has filed a formal complaint over his treatment in a Changsha detention center.
Xie Yang was subjected to excruciating pain, beatings, and degrading treatment at the hands of state security police, his lawyers say.
Nine residents of Wukan villagers sentenced on public order charges following a standoff with armed police have already begun serving their jail terms.
Mao Yushi is a reform-minded economist who has long been critical of late supreme leader Mao Zedong and the political turmoil of the Cultural Revolution.
Internet connection service providers must now register with the authorities, with a 'clean-up' operation beginning immediately.
The International Federation of Journalists slams deteriorating ethics among media organizations for becoming 'propaganda tools' for Beijing.
Zhou Qiang recently dismissed the idea of an independent judiciary as a wrong-headed 'Western' idea.
Chinese media outlets are warned they must stick to a 'unified message' coming out of Beijing on Sino-U.S. ties.
Liaoning TV host Liang Hongda ran an expose that concluded model worker and soldier hero Lei Feng was 'an ordinary young man.'
Activists fear the government may simply be trying to whitewash the problem by controlling smog reports more tightly.
Ye Haiyan has refused to stay quiet on social media and recently posted an essay criticizing the Maoist left.
The warnings come as a new opinion poll shows that some 40 percent of young Hong Kong people don't oppose independence.
Zhao Ziyang was a reform-minded liberal who fell from grace during the 1989 democracy movement on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Wang Ling and her son Miao Juyou arrive in Bangkok to apply for resettlement after two fellow petitioners die in Henan.
State news agency suggests total control of domain names may be on the cards in new draft regulations.
Xi Jinping appears to fear that social unrest could undermine Communist Party rule ahead of a major political congress later in the year.
A newspaper with close ties to the ruling party says Tillerson's comments were unprofessional and that Beijing won't be intimidated.
Hong Kong second-in-command Carrie Lam resigned on Thursday, signaling her intention to run for the city's top job in elections in March.
The clashes are sparked by a dispute over suspected official corruption surrounding an urban redevelopment project in the southern city.
Human Rights Watch says President Xi Jinping ‘has embarked on the most intense crackdown since the Tiananmen era.’