Award-winning rights campaigner Su Changlan is jailed for three years, while fellow activist Chen Qitang gets four-and-a-half years.
Chen Yunfei wears pajamas in court to show he is trying to pursue a constitutional version of President Xi Jinping's "Chinese dream."
Lee Ming-cheh's detention on 'vague' national security charges spark fears of further crackdowns on NGOs.
Wang Jiangfeng referred on social media to President Xi Jinping's meal of steamed buns at a Beijing restaurant in 2013.
Local governments are on high alert to prevent a 'mass petitioning' trip to Beijing, leaked internal documents show.
Wang Fengyun gets a two-and-a-half year sentence, which her lawyers and family say is political retaliation for her petitioning over a government land grab.
Lee Ming-cheh's wife receives 'indirect evidence' of his detention by China's state security police, but no charges are specified.
Thousands residents of Tianmu village are calling on local officials to account for lost farmland and pay compensation for violent forced evictions.
Nine people are summoned by police more than two years after the Occupy Central democracy campaign ends.
Feng Chongyi has also researched sensitive areas of Communist Party history, including late ousted premiers Hu Yaobang and Zhao Ziyang.
Lam's win came as no surprise, as widespread popular support for her rival John Tsang had no outlet at the ballot box.
John Tsang is the most popular candidate in opinion polls, but the public won't get a vote in Sunday's election.
Rights activists say the crackdown has centered on supporters of evictee Fan Mugen, jailed in 2015 for killing two demolition gang members.
Local residents are complaining that they had 10 days' notice to be relocated miles away, and no agreement over compensation.
The match comes at the height of bilateral tensions over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system by Seoul.
The complaints comes as diplomats from 11 countries call for a probe into 'credible' allegations of torture during the crackdown.
Wang Zang's wife Wang Liqin has been left severely traumatized by repeated official harassment and needs urgent psychiatric care.
The demolitions begin after local residents complain of threats and intimidation amid a long-running bid to save village land.
The government has refused to explain the nonpayment of the subsidies, which compensate herders for loss of their traditional grazing lands.
Lee Ming-cheh had traveled to the southern Chinese province of Guangdong for medical advice regarding a relative, but failed to show up at the Macau airport arrival hall.
Officials told the mother of U.S.-based activist Zhuang Liehong that they would send someone to assassinate him for speaking out on behalf of villagers.
All seven members of China's Politburo standing committee honor Hu Yaobang's wife Li Zhao at a revolutionary cemetery in Beijing.
The defendants were found guilty of throwing glass bottles and bamboo poles at police, leading the court to hand down 'deterrent' sentences.
An activist from neighboring Guangxi manages to sneak past 'six or seven layers' of security to find out what is happening in a village still under lockdown.
Zhao Suli has been missing for nearly two years with no news of her whereabouts, well-being or legal status.
Regional editors are punished for a typo that left the character for 'strong' out of Premier Li Keqiang's name.
Su Changlan is awarded the third Cao Shunli Memorial Award for her advocacy of the rights of rural communities, and particularly rural women and girls.
Wang Fengyun is taken in a comatose state from her hospital bed by police after being beaten unconscious, while three relatives who complain are also held.
Wang Fengyun is in hospital after being beaten unconscious by police at a court in Inner Mongolia's Duolun county.
But the government is also worried that sporadic protests could spark a mass, popular movement that it would be unable to control.