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Prosecution says there was insufficient evidence to secure a conviction for 'common assault,' the least severe of possible assault charges in the UK.
Local commentators say the move is part of a growing tendency for provincial-level leaders to show loyalty to President Xi by evangelizing his ideology.
Zhu Chengzhi is likely refusing to deliver a "confession" that could lead to his speedy release, a fellow activist says.
China cut live coverage of the Golden Horse Awards after a director said she hoped the democratic island could be independent.
A massive hacking operation spying on Australian firms originates from China's ministry of state security, according to a media investigation.
British MPs hit out at ‘public nuisance charges used to intimidate and silence pro-democracy figures.’
Huang Wenxun is under formal arrest on suspicion of 'picking quarrels and stirring up trouble.'
Police confront Nanjing activist Shi Jing with tweets supporting a detained rights lawyer before deleting his account on Twitter.
The country's internet regulator orders service providers to clamp down on users, as police encourage citizens to inform on their neighbors.
Police hand down an "administrative punishment" to rights lawyer Sun Shihua after she complained about a beating and strip search at their hands.
Beijing’s moves in South China Sea threaten sovereignty of nations, Mike Pence says.
Bishop Peter Shao of Wenzhou has been taken to an unknown location amid pressure for him to join a state-sponsored body in charge of Chinese Catholics.
The protest comes as a U.S. congressional report hits out at a string of recent blows to the city's traditional freedoms of speech, association and publication.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission says hope of a reforming China has faded.
Guo Quan says he is in good health and plans to make a living selling his own calligraphy.
China's National Judges College party chief calls on Hong Kong branch members to 'fight against wrong words and actions.
Xifeng, one of China's four most famous brands of liquor called baijiu, could be unsafe for human consumption, ...
Lawmakers raise concerns that a private bridge used by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) could weaken the city's law enforcement.
Beijing Fengrui law firm has ceased to exist, three years after a nationwide crackdown targeting hundreds of human rights lawyers and activists.
A Maoist student group showing solidarity with workers at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen is the main target for a growing, nationwide crackdown.