Chinese sources say the event has little to do with an expanding global role for Beijing, and more to do with lauding President Xi Jinping.
Amid suspicions that police are trying to cover up the true extent of abuse, hours' worth of surveillance footage goes missing.
Migrant workers in other parts of China say they now fear similar mass evictions targeting them.
Wang Yu, Bao Longjun, and their son all face continuing restrictions on their careers and freedom of movement, friends say.
Lee Ming-cheh tried to overthrow the ruling Chinese Communist Party 'under the influence of anti-China powers,' the court finds.
Further allegations of abuse with "needles" surface at a second childcare facility in Beijing.
Universities and local governments offer temporary emergency assistance while intellectuals pen a critical letter to the government.
Low-paid migrant workers from elsewhere in China leave in their thousands amid a city-wide crackdown on unlicensed accommodation.
Parents say at least one child has injuries suggesting sexual abuse, while others say they were placed in a ‘small dark room’ and hurt with needles.
One group is targeted for meeting outside officially approved church worship times, while another is told they can't use their previous venue.
While 19 ethnic minority Uyghurs remain on the run after the breakout, the six who were caught during the escape could now be sent back to China.
Lu Wei was regarded as a key architect of ever-widening internet censorship before he was accused of 'serious disciplinary violations.'
A U.S.-based group says the police are able to comb stored data on who people know, where they go, and what they buy.
Chinese travel agencies say they have been quietly ordered not to take tour groups to the Holy See, 'because that state doesn't legally recognize us.'
Jiang's family says it doesn't accept the sentence and that his 'confession' was probably obtained under duress in the absence of independent legal counsel.
The search for 'disappeared' rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng still yields no clear answers, 100 days after he goes missing.
Liu Xia recently underwent surgery, and is suffering from 'very severe' depression, her friends and supporters say.
The government only releases details of the outbreak after it occurs, prompting criticisms over its lack of transparency.
'To Follow You is to Follow the Sun' is launched to great fanfare in Beijing as state media publishes a lengthy article praising China's now-supreme leader.
Officials comments come as a U.S. congressional body raises serious concerns over the rule of law in the city.
Human rights lawyer Li Yuhan's arrest on public order charges is likely a case of political retaliation by officials she has accused of wrongdoing.
A 'star' student stabs a teacher to death after a dispute over homework set for completion during a rare rest day.
China moves closer to total control of the online activities of more than 730 million internet users, the annual report finds.
Police defile the teenagers passport in incident that took place as Wang's grim account of her arrest and detention is published.
Collaborator was released on bail but forced to leave city where he has a job and family.
The university declines to explain why, but Yang Shaozheng says he had been warned to 'keep his mouth shut' on political topics.
Author Clive Hamilton said he was surprised at the extent to which Beijing's agents have infiltrated Australia's political, social and cultural life, and has vowed to publish the book anyway.
Many dissidents remain under round-the-clock guard, while commentators speak of 'tacit agreements' between the two presidents.
Editor Ding Lingjie is the latest of many activists to be held in connection with the Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch website.
Officials try to reassure people that they won't be prosecuted for failing to stand in informal situations.