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China is being called on to release a woman sentenced to a year in a labour camp for retweeting a supposedly anti-Japanese message.
Changes in Chinese Christianity may make the officially-sanctioned China Christian Council less important, says the head of the Church of Sweden.
Human rights groups have deplored a jail sentence given to a Chinese activist who organized a support group for parents of babies made ill by tainted milk.
CSW has said it will deliver a letter to the PM from parliamentarians, urging him to raise human rights cases
The recently appointed UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief has spoken out over the Chinese government's treatment of religious minorities.
The organisers of a global meeting of evangelical Christians has expressed disappointment at the barring of a delegation from China from attending.
The World Council of Churches General Secretary has welcomed the recent awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo.
Hong Kong Christians have backed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, honoured for a "long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China".
Human rights groups are pressing China for the release of both Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife, who has been put under house arrest.
Concerns have been expressed that proposed reforms to China’s application of the death penalty may not result in significantly fewer executions.