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Dissident Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Makes 2.4 Million Tax Battle A ‘Social Performance’

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Nov
2011
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Dissident artist Ai Weiwei’s latest provocative piece was handed to him by the Chinese government: a $2.4 million tax bill that he says is a trumped-up effort to silence him. Though jarred after spending nearly three months in police detention … Continue reading  

Ai Weiwei Faces New Hurdles From Chinese Authorities In $2.4M Tax Case

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Nov
2011
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Chinese authorities are setting hurdles for artist-activist Ai Weiwei to pay a bond that would let him appeal a tax fine his backers have called a political vendetta, threatening to complicate his legal battle, one of his lawyers said Monday. … Continue reading