The authorities are stepping up pressure on Dong Yaoqiong's family, preventing them from speaking out on their daughter's behalf.
As the brand new ministry of veterans' affairs promises them more money, campaigners say some local governments evade paying former soldiers anything at all.
The parents say they want protection for any children disabled or made sick by substandard vaccines to be enshrined in law.
The campaigners themselves are also held after helping workers set up a trade union to protest unfair treatment by their employer.
Xu Lin's trial in Guangzhou takes place amid tight security, with supporters detained or turned away by police outside the building.
A veteran journalist is accused of rape, while a TV-show host and the head of an NGO are among others accused of sexual assault.
Beijing is accused of 'systematic and institutionalized discrimination' against ethnic Mongolians and their traditional way of life.
Police detain a man they say was injured setting off the bomb, while the woman is detained for sharing images of the incident.
Dong Guangping and Jiang Yefei's trial was carried out a year ago, behind closed doors, with no notification to relatives.
The move comes after the company announced it would set up an 'innovation hub' in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang.
Dozens of unofficial Protestant churches sign a statement calling on the government to stop regarding them as the enemy.
Parents of children harmed by substandard vaccines hire lawyers to help them pursue their complaints.
Lhamjab A. Borjigin compiled survivor testimonies of a genocide bid by the Chinese government during the Cultural Revolution, a rights group says.
News that thousands of children may have been affected by a recalled vaccine sparks rage on social media.
Dong Yaoqiong is being held under guard in the Zhuzhou No. 3 Hospital in the central Chinese province of Hunan.
The activists say no more public money should be spent on venerating the island's authoritarian past.
The Germany-based president of an independent Chinese writers' group gives an update on Liu Xia's new life in Germany.
The move is slammed as a political, rather than a legal, action against an ideology the government doesn't like.
Wang Quanzhang's wife says he was in very good health at the time of his detention in July 2015.
Authorities in the southern district of Daxing resume evictions targeting the local garment industry, which employs around a million people.
Jilin-based Changchun Changsheng has meanwhile recalled its rabies vaccine amid safety concerns.
He Guokuang, known by his artistic nickname Cangying, had likely been inspired by an earlier protest in Shanghai.
The sealing of the offices of the Unirule Institute of Economics is part of a long-term strategy targeting intellectuals, a leading scholar says.
The city's government says the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party could be outlawed 'in the interests of national security.'
Six people, including Chen Jieren, his wife and brothers are being held incommunicado under a draconian new investigatory system.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party has ordered the removal of public images of President Xi Jinping in an apparent bid to prevent similar protests.
Three years after his disappearance, Wang is allegedly visited by a colleague in a Tianjin detention center.
Liu Xia's brother remains vulnerable to jailing by the ruling Chinese Communist Party, should she act in a way that displeases Beijing.
Local authorities issue top-level emergency warnings as the mountainous region is threatened by flooding and landslides.
Lin Qilei fails to appear at the sentencing of his client Qin Yongmin, possibly in protest over the ruling Chinese Communist Party's treatment of lawyers.