China pro-democracy activist Xu Youyu awarded Swedish rights prize

Chinese pro-democracy activist Xu Youyu, who was among key signatories of a 2008 manifesto seeking sweeping political reforms in China, was awarded Sweden`s Olof Palme human rights prize on Tuesday.

`Too boring` if the world follows same political system: Xi

President Xi Jinping Thursday defended the one-party rule in China saying the "world will be too boring" if all countries followed the same political system, a day after the world commemorated 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

China in security clampdown on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary

China deployed its vast security apparatus on Wednesday to snuff out commemoration of the suppression of pro-democracy protests around Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, flooding the streets with police as censors scrubbed the Internet clean of any mention of the crackdown.

US lawmakers demand release of Tiananmen prisoners

Situation in China with regards to human rights has not changed even after 23 years of the Tiananmen Square massacre, top American lawmakers said.

Tiananmen massacre protestor’s dad kills self

The father of a man, killed in 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, hanged himself to death after failing to seek govt redress for two decades in China.