Chen Ziming

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Wednesday, 27 February, 2013, 4:55am

Dissident to research HK democracy during visit to city

Hong Kong's democratic development will feature in mainland dissident Chen Ziming's new book on the history of China's democratic movements in the past century.

The leading pro-democracy activist, branded a 'black hand' organiser of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protest, has been allowed to visit Hong Kong for two weeks.

18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Activist pinning his hopes on lenience

Chen Ziming hopes Beijing's approval of his visit to Hong Kong - in line with its openness ahead of the Olympics - marks the beginning of lenience towards dissidents.

'Hopefully this is just the prologue for moving towards freedom in the long term,' he said. 'I hope there are no setbacks after this small but positive step.'

18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Dissident to keep up fight

PROMINENT dissident Chen Ziming, who has been under constant police harassment since his release from jail last May, said he would continue to voice his criticism through the media.

But he declined to confirm a report he was about to form an 'opposition group' with fellow activists in China.

24 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Dissidents' letters to be published

LETTERS exchanged by prominent dissident Chen Ziming and his wife Wang Zhihong while he was in jail for his role in the June 4 pro-democracy movement will be published.

This will be the first book from Chen since his release on parole last May.

18 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Wife fears for activist's health

PROMINENT dissident Chen Ziming may be prevented from receiving cancer treatment because of high medical bills and constant police harassment, according to his wife.

Wang Zhihong said she was unable to work and her husband was not allowed to exercise regularly because of constant surveillance by Beijing police.

4 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Wife seeks release of dissident

THE wife of ''black-hand'' dissident Chen Ziming has petitioned the National People's Congress for the early release of her husband.

Ms Wang Zhihong recently sent a letter to the congress asking that Chen, who was given a 13-year jail term in 1991, be paroled for medical treatment.

13 Mar 1993 - 12:00am