Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei freed

… freed after three months following tax evasion confession – Published on DAILY MAIL, by reporter, June 23, 2011.

A dissident Chinese artist whose detention in jail sparked international uproar has been released from prison, his family revealed. Ai Weiwei was freed on Wednesday following three months detention after confessing to tax evasion, according to Chinese state media. The bearded artist had been detained at Beijing Airport on April 3 along with dozens of other rights activists and dissidents, sparking widespread anger … Read more:

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