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China jails prominent human rights activist
Communist government has waged a 10-month campaign against Xu Zhiyong's reform movement.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 06:39 GMT
Activists break into Chinese dissident's home
Dramatic footage has emerged of activists storming into house of Chinese Nobel laureate's wife.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2012 23:21 GMT
Country profile: China
With the world's fastest growing economy, the Eastern giant has become one of the world's foremost political forces.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 10:37 GMT
'Tortured' Chinese dissident seeks US asylum
Government critic says he suffered horrific abuse after being arrested for writing unflattering book on Chinese premier.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 13:47 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 jails veteran activist for 10 years
Essayist Chen Xi charged with "subversion of state power" in second sentencing of prominent dissident in four days.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2011 07:51 GMT
Detained Ai Weiwei allowed to meet wife
Chinese artist said to be in good health as he is visited for the first time in six weeks since his detention.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 08:58 GMT
Prominent Chinese artist feared detained
Government critic Ai Weiwei missing since being prevented from boarding a flight on Sunday, according to his studio.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2011 05:29 GMT
WikiLeaks nominated for Nobel
Norwegian MP says whistleblowing website is a "natural contender" for 2011 Nobel Peace Prize for freedom of speech.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2011 19:45 GMT
Philippines 'interests above Nobel'
President says no-show at award ceremony in Oslo was to help five Filipino drug-traffickers sentenced to death in China.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2010 14:21 GMT
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