Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads
Kiki agrees. She works in sales in Mongkok, then comes to the protest sites.  after work. "I know maybe we need to wait for a long time," she said. "But if we … hand down [give up], maybe the Beijing government can kill my sound [voice]. This is not what we want."
Chinese journalist charged with handing over state secrets
The journalist Gao Yu, 70, is charged with giving state secrets to foreign contacts and faces a life sentence if found guilty, as is all but guaranteed in such cases. State media have said she is accused of leaking an internal Communist party document to foreigners.
Rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang faces more charges as police hand case to prosecutors
Pu was placed in criminal detention in early May, three days after attending a private meeting commemorating the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement. He was one of five scholars and activists detained by police after the event, although the others were released on bail.
Chinese journalist Gao Yu faces trial for leaking state secrets
At the time, it was an astonishing confession. Gao Yu, a highly respected freelance journalist, was shown on national television in China, admitting she made a "big mistake".
Chinese activist and journalist go on trial
President Xi Jinping's government has convicted and detained hundreds of people in what rights groups say is the most severe assault on human rights in China since the 1989 crackdown on a pro-democracy movement around Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Chinese Mining Truck Mows Down Inner Mongolian Herder
A mining truck from China’s Jin Di Mining Group ran over Ayungaa, a 19-year-old herder from Abag (in Chinese, Abaga) Banner in western Inner Mongolia’s Shiliin-gol (Xilingguolei) League, on his grazing land in Saruultal Gachaa, Bodgo ull Sum on Nov. 8. His horse also died under the vehicle’s wheels.
China Arrests Activist For Supporting Hong Kong Democracy Movement
Wang Mo has been formally arrested on suspicion of "incitement to subvert state power" after he took part in an activity in support of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement, which has taken over sections of highway in the former British colony in a campaign for free elections in 2017.
Chinese journalist Gao Yu faces life sentence for leaking state secrets
A prominent liberal Chinese journalist has denied that she “leaked state secrets” during a four-hour trial in Beijing. Gao Yu, 70, was arrested in April and charged with feeding a secret document from the Communist party’s central leadership to “an overseas website”.
China Moves Ahead With Trials of Two Rights Lawyers
Gao Guangqing, defense attorney for Beijing-based Pu Zhiqiang, who met with his client in the Beijing No. 1 Detention Center earlier this week, said the charges against him are more serious than the previous public order charges on which he was originally arrested, although those still remain.
Brother of Jailed Chinese Journalist Denies Charges Ahead of Trial
She later appeared on the ruling Chinese Communist Party's state television channel CCTV, where she was shown, her face blurred on screen, apparently confessing to having obtained a highly confidential document and sending it to an overseas website.
Striving for Wealth and Truth in China, in Face of Monolithic Government
“Age of Ambition” is, Mr. Osnos writes, “an account of the collision of two forces: aspiration and authoritarianism.” It is also a riveting and troubling portrait of a people in a state of extreme anxiety about their identity, values and future. 
Democracy Campaigners Condemn Smashing of Hong Kong's Legislature
Student leaders of the Occupy Central protests, which have taken over stretches of major highways in the former British colony since Sept. 28, and pan-democratic politicians said they were "heartbroken" by the attempt to smash through the glass-paneled entrance of the building in the early hours of Wednesday by protesters wielding broken paving stones.
Police use house arrest to starve activist and her husband
On Thursday,  Nov. 13, 2014, a U.S. diplomat from the American embassy’s political section tried to bring food to the couple.  Two police officers—ID numbers 025475, 023733—denied him entry. The diplomat asked the officers to deliver the food, but they refused.
China To Try Journalist For 'Leaking Secrets' in Secret Trial
Gao, 70, hired Mo, a top Chinese rights lawyer to defend her against charges of "leaking state secrets overseas" after she was detained in secret on April 24, and formally arrested on May 30.
Hong Kong Begins Peaceful Clearing of Occupied Protest Sites
The barricade removal came shortly after a court injunction against blocking traffic to Citic Tower, an office building. Protesters did not resist as workers succeeded in clearing a way to the building’s parking garage.
Chinese Government Moves to Limit and Eliminate Public Service NGOs: the Case of Liren Rural Libraries
As an educational public service organization, Liren had earlier been questioned about another of its projects — study tour summer camps. These summer camps organize young students to go on study tours, and they employ scholars as guidance counselors. As such, these summer camps have been well received. Soon after their formation, however, they found themselves in trouble and were forced to adjust their program in light of government surveillence.
Hong Kong Warns It May Clear Part of Protest Site
The government said police officers were ready to help court bailiffs enforce an injunction ordering people to stop congregating around the Citic Tower in Admiralty, a neighborhood near government headquarters that for more than 50 days has become a street camp for thousands of protesters, some living in tents.
Newspaper Calls on Chinese Academics to Cut the Criticism
The newspaper said its reporters sat through close to 100 classes at 20 schools in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang and Wuhan. While the report has many passages expressing respect for teachers and their role in society, it was strongly critical of instructors for not being sufficiently supportive of China’s political system, saying “the phenomenon of ‘being scornful of China’ definitely exists, and in some cases it’s quite excessive.”
China Bars Hong Kong Student Leaders From Boarding Flight to Beijing
Alex Chow, leader of the influential Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS) and two fellow HKFS activists, Eason Chung and Nathan Law, were unable to board the Cathay Pacific flight at Hong Kong's International Airport."Airline officials informed [them] they did not have the required travel documents to get on the plane," Lester Shum, deputy secretary general of HKFS, told reporters.
Q. and A.: Edward J. Ramotowski on Implications of the New U.S.-China Visa Policy
Under previous rules, most visitors received only one-year visas. China already sends the largest number of nonimmigrant foreign visitors to the United States, recently overtaking Mexico. The visa changes are expected to accelerate that increase.
Police say more than 320 arrested in Mainland China for supporting “Occupy Central”
Some who have been released have told reporters that the police are privately saying the real number is more than 320 arrested.
Hong Kong protest leaders denied Beijing flight
They want Beijing to allow more candidates to stand in the territory's next leadership election in 2017. The group were greeted at the airport by fellow democracy activists, who unfurled yellow umbrellas - a symbol of Hong Kong's democracy movement.
Two Held After Thousands Clash With Chinese Police Over Land Dispute
Around 3,000 residents of three villages in Wushi township near the port city of Zhanjiang, Guangdong province took to the streets in anger on Wednesday after officials and construction teams moved in and cleared the land suddenly without any warning or compensation, a resident of Namao village surnamed Xu told RFA.
Art Spawned by Hong Kong Protest; Now to Make It Live On
The pro-democracy demonstrations that have occupied sections of Hong Kong since September have created more than political statements and traffic jams. The so-called Umbrella Movement has also produced an explosion of public art that has turned the protest sites into enormous outdoor art exhibitions. The art, pointedly political and often witty, has become as much an expression of the protest as the megaphone speeches and the metal street barricades.
Police block diplomats from visiting Ni Yulan and lock her daughter inside her house
Boxun’s reporter learned by telephone that while the diplomats were there, neighbors were prevented from going out. After the diplomats left, the police interrogated the local residents and examined their ID cards.
Appeal of Uighur scholar’s life sentence to be heard in closed court
Tohti had been an economics professor at Minzu University in Beijing. He was best known, however, for his advocacy of greater autonomy for Xinjiang Province’s Uighurs. They are a Turkish-speaking, Muslim minority who have been protesting oppression and discrimination by the province’s Chinese Han population, which has greatly increased.
Hong Kong student leaders 'plan Beijing visit'
Protesters have occupied key areas of Hong Kong for more than six weeks, demanding electoral reform. This week, the chief secretary called on protesters to leave the sites and court rulings paved the way for the authorities to move in to clear them.
Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Gao Yu
Gao Yu, now aged 70, is former chief editor of Economics Weekly and contributor to the German newspaper Deutsche Welle. At the time of her disappearance she was writing a column titled “Party Nature vs. Human Nature”, which is said to focus on the new leadership of the Chinese Communist Party and its internal conflicts.
In the Words of Xi Jinping: Unraveling an Ancient Saying
In the Chinese story, though, the challenge is to retrieve a golden bell. As related by Cultural-China.com, a English-language website associated with the Shanghai municipal government, the abbot of a Buddhist temple posed the situation to his monks and asked each of them to consider who could accomplish the task. 
Hong Kong Protest Leaders to Turn Themselves In
Reports quoted Tai as saying he was concerned about the movement weakening but blamed authorities for not addressing the key demands of protesters. They have been calling for fully democratic elections for the semiautonomous Chinese territory's chief executive in 2017. China ruled in August that all candidates must be approved by a committee that is stacked with pro-Beijing loyalists.