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Chinese Dissident: Legal System In A 'Dark State'

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

BEIJING — Activist artist Ai Weiwei believes a tax evasion case was meant to intimidate him, but losing his challenge to the $2.4 million fine F...

Ai Weiwei's Assistant Investigated Over Photo Showing Naked Women

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

BEIJING — Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Friday that police have begun investigating his assistant for allegedly spreading pornography ...

Ai Weiwei's Wife Calls $2 Million Tax Bill Government Harassment

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

BEIJING — Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's wife said Thursday that they will contest a $2.4 million tax bill that they see as government harassment an...

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Reportedly Released

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 08.22.2011 | World

BEIJING — Artist Ai Weiwei, the most high-profile target of a sweeping crackdown on activists in China, has returned home after nearly three mon...

Matt Sledge

Mayor Bloomberg Speaks Out For Detained Chinese Artist | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared with a dozen prominent cultural figures in front of New York City's Plaza Hotel Wednesday to open a piece...