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China jails Tiananmen activist for subversion
Court charges Gu Yimin of "inciting state subversion" for applying to stage protest on Tiananmen anniversary last year.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 10:03 GMT
Protests mar Chinese leader’s Hong Kong visit
Police use pepper spray and erect barriers to discourage protests denouncing President Hu Jintao and Beijing's policies.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 23:11 GMT
Gallery: Remembering Tiananmen
Activists in Hong Kong mark anniversary of crackdown, but China bans gatherings in square synonymous with 1989 protests.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 08:54 GMT
No verdict in trial of Chinese land activists
Attorney and husband charged with "provoking trouble" for defending farmers who had land taken by government.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2011 15:13 GMT
China's Jiang in rare public appearance
Former president, who in July was rumoured to have died, attends celebrations to mark centenary of 1911 revolution.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 11:26 GMT
The poverty of dictatorship
Egypt and Tunisia performed well in social and economic benchmarks - but that's not enough to keep autocrats in power.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2011 08:48 GMT
Tiananmen Square: 20 years on
Chinese pro-democracy advocates are refusing to relegate their movement to history.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2009 08:22 GMT
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