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China detains prominent human rights lawyer
Pu Zhiqiang detained with authorities wary of any dissent ahead of June's 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 12:53 GMT
Chinese court rejects artist Ai Weiwei appeal
Artist says the $2.4m tax evasion charge is part of an intimidation campaign to stop him from criticising government.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 05:09 GMT
Ai Weiwei vows to continue to speak out
Chinese artist tells Al Jazeera he has a duty to keep speaking out, even with his financial affairs under scrutiny.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2011 13:40 GMT
China hits Ai Weiwei with $2.3m tax bill
Chinese artist ordered to pay within 15 days or face jail in case he says is part of campaign to crush dissent.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2011 08:53 GMT
Chinese blogger released into house arrest
Ran Yunfei, who called for Middle East-style uprising in his country, had been held in detention for six months.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 14:26 GMT
Dark side of China's frenetic growth
A string of blistering reports, high-level arrests and promises to tighten the law have shed new light on the murky world of government corruption in China.
Benjamin Robertson in Beijing
Last updated: 04 Aug 2004 12:41 GMT
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