China trial for Uighur academic Ilham Tohti
He has been detained since January, after he condemned the government's response to a suicide car attack in Tiananmen Square. The United Nations, the EU and US have all called for Mr Tohti's release. He denies the charges against him.
Hong Kong academics support looming student strike
A statement of support titled "Don’t let the striking students stand alone" is posted in Chinese and English on the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union’s website. 
Ilham Tohti Says
Currently in Xinjiang, a developing tendency is that the authorities are over-extending anti-terrorism measures to conceal other problems in their name, including the incompetence of both the local governments and the security maintenance apparatus. 
Foreign Journalists in China See Decline in Reporting Conditions
The report, the result of a survey among the organization’s 243 members, paints a portrait of mounting pressure on foreign journalists as the ruling Communist Party seeks to aggressively limit negative coverage abroad and to punish news organizations and reporters who defy warnings to steer clear from so-called sensitive topics, such as the wealth accumulated by relatives of China’s top leaders.
China’s human rights abuses demand a tougher U.S. approach
When they let Gao Zhisheng out of prison last month after nearly five years, he had dropped from 175 pounds to 137. Half of his teeth were gone or rotten. At age 50, his hair had turned white; his relatives thought they saw a ghost or some alien creature. Mr. Gao himself could not believe his reflection in the mirror.
Police Detain Tie Liu, Beijing Writer and Underground Publisher
In the dark of early Sunday, the police banged on the door of Mr. Tie’s house in a suburb of eastern Beijing, handed him a summons, made him dress and then led him away, his wife, Ren Hengfang, said in a telephone interview. 
Pro-Democracy Protesters Stage 'Black Cloth' March in Hong Kong
The protesters, who carried enormous black cloth ribbons through the streets, also held up signs calling for further civil disobedience and cheering on students planning to boycott classes.
Police Hold 21 After Waste Plant Protest in China's Guangdong
Police in Boluo county near Huizhou city detained 24 people for "disturbing social order" and "causing heavy traffic jams", the newspaper quoted police as saying following a protest by around 1,000 local residents on Saturday, the state-run English-language China Daily newspaper reported.
Tackling a Wall of Lies – Profile of Pu Zhiqiang, a Chinese Human Rights Lawyer
He favors navy suits and towers over everyone else at 6’2”. Farmers fall on their knees when they see him, hoping he can save their land or their child. Certainly, with a Mount Rushmore chin and the looks of leading men from a Communist propaganda film, he could have been custom-ordered from some fortune-teller manual on how to spot successful guys. 
Press Statement by Wife of Gao Zhisheng, on 9/8/2014
While it is difficult to look back on the past eight years, I have had to recall and recount over and over again in front of the media what has happened to him. Fearing for him has been part of my life. For more than five years since my two children and I fled to the United States, I have often been crushed by a sense of despair and hopelessness. 
Ilham Tohti:My Ideals and the Career Path I Have Chosen
I was born in 1969 into a Uighur family in Atush City, Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR). I grew up in a government employee residential compound where Uighurs and Hans lived together.
Wife of Tortured Chinese Lawyer Seeks Diplomatic Pressure on Beijing
U.S.-based Geng He, wife of dissident lawyer Gao Zhisheng, has already spoken of the "relentless and horrific torture" meted out to her husband, who was released last month from Xinjiang's remote Shaya prison after three years in solitary confinement.
Chinese Dissident’s Trial Is Cut Short After Lawyers Refuse to Attend
The dissident, Yang Maodong, better known by his pen name, Guo Feixiong, faced a charge of assembling a crowd to disrupt public order, stemming from his participation in a surge of citizen activism around the time Xi Jinping, now China’s president, became the Communist Party’s top leader nearly two years ago. Groups across China urged the party to disclose officials’ wealth and respect human rights, using the Internet to spread their demands.
In the years since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, there has been a notable increase in threats and use of violence against foreign journalists, their staff, and their sources; China’s restrictive and punitive visa practices have severely hampered global news organizations’ coverage of China. In 2014, China is further away from making good on its pre-Olympic pledges to uphold a “policy of opening up to the outside world” and to protect the lawful rights of foreign journalists.
Defense denied access to case files, says Guo Feixiong
Yesterday, ahead of today’s trial proceedings, Yang issued a statement circulated on Twitter, Facebook and Chinese social media, in which he accused the court of violating his right to legal defense by preventing access to key case materials.
Activist lawyer vows to keep fighting for human rights
In his speech to the crowd in Victoria Park, Teng proclaimed his support for the push in Hong Kong for universal suffrage and the Occupy Central movement, saying he "also looks forward to occupying Tiananmen Square with love and peace one day".
A Chinese Author Takes On China
Some observers credit Chung’s aggressiveness as one of the factors in the closure. Among other articles, his allegations of academic plagiarism of Xi Jinping’s PhD were believed to have caused House News to be shut down for several days due to hacking allegedly carried out by Chinese hackers.
U.N. To Probe Hong Kong's Voting Rights Amid Row Over Class Boycott
The U.N. Human Rights Committee, in a public session on Oct. 23, will examine the latest proposals to allow Hong Kong's five million voters to elect the next chief executive from a list of candidates pre-qualified to Beijing's satisfaction, spokeswoman Elizabeth Throssel told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday.
China Newspaper Execs Confess to Extorting Money Over Coverage
Liu Dong, president of the paper's website, and Zhou Bin, the website's editor in chief, had colluded with other colleagues and two financial public relations firms to solicit protection money from firms that were about to list or be restructured, Xinhua said on Thursday.
Factbox: Hong Kong's electoral process
Hong Kong's mini-constitution, endorsed by China, enshrines the principle of "one country, two systems" to govern capitalist Hong Kong after the former British colony was returned to Communist Chinese rule in 1997.
Chinese Activists' Trial Date Set, Defense Threatens Boycott
Detained rights lawyer Yang Maodong, who is better known by his pseudonym Guo Feixiong, was detained in Aug. 8, 2013 on suspicion of "gathering a crowd to disrupt social order" after he petitioned the government to ratify U.N. human rights treaties.
Residents Protest Pollution Amid Fears For Safety in China's Henan
The chemical plant in Henan's Huojia county, near Xinxiang city, has been churning out "stinking gases" for years, prompting mounting anger among the local population, residents said on Wednesday.
EU statement on Uighur Professor Ilham Tohti
We urge China to provide him immediately with adequate medical care, to release him without delay, and to ensure full respect for his rights and freedoms, including due legal process and freedom of expression and movement, as recognised under China’s international human rights commitments and Constitution.
China’s Communist Party takes online war to Twitter
In recent months that push appears to have extended to Twitter, with some experts speculating that Chinese propaganda chiefs are now more actively experimenting with ways of manipulating the debate on the American social media network.
Trial of Chinese Human Rights Campaigner Is to Begin
General Fan told Ms. Rice that the United States should take the “correct” view of the development of the Chinese military, and “decrease and even end close-in ship and aircraft surveillance of China,” according to an account by Xinhua, the state-run news service. United States forces have watched China closely for decades.
Hong Kong democracy activists shave heads in protest
The activists were protesting against Beijing's recent announcement that open nomination will be ruled out for Hong Kong's next leadership election.
Moon Festival Shines Spotlight on China's Prisoners of Conscience
"We want to send our best wishes to all our members who are behind bars at this Mid-Autumn Festival, which is usually a time of joyful family reunion," Germany-based poet Bei Ling told RFA on behalf of an international writers' group.
In defending their rights, Guilin villagers hacked with knives and arrested
The cause of this dispute was the large volume of pollutants produced by the brick factory. The villagers originally requested that the brick factory chimney be raised so the pollutants would go into the upper atmosphere, but because the pollutants are too heavy they still fell on the local fields and orchards and resulted in villagers breathing the pollutants. The villagers many times demanded the brick factory fix this problem.
Can Frank Underwood Beat China's Censors?
On Friday afternoon, China's broadcast regulator issued a notice that the new rules -- which aren't yet public -- will go into effect next spring. According to Bloomberg News, they’ll require streaming sites to register foreign films and TV programs with the government and restrict foreign programs to 30 percent of a streaming site’s content.
300 Henan province villagers shot by police while lying on train tracks in protest
According to reports, the Jiao Village tunnel filled with water as soon as it rained. There was no proper drainage. The grade is steep and in the next village this had already resulted in three deaths.