Chinese police have used the camps to lock up tens of thousands of people for up to four years without a trial or a judge’s review.
Frustrated with ever-worsening pollution in China’s rivers, Chinese citizens offer large sums of cash to officials willing to take a dip in their filthy waters.
Chinese courts convicts eight Tibetans accused of inciting others to self-immolate, showing Beijing’s resolve to end the protests by criminalizing both protesters and their supporters.
In a rare move, Chinese journalists are openly confronting a top censor after a newspaper was forced to change its editorial calling for political reform.
On the day China unveiled its new leadership in Beijing, five runaways died in a garbage bin where they had sought shelter and warmth.
A car carrying the US ambassador to China is damaged after becoming the target of boisterous anti-Japan demonstrators expressing outrage over a territorial dispute.