Monday, November 14, 2011

Ai Weiwei vows to fight amid new challenge from authorities

Ai Weiwei vows to clear tax charges amid fresh challenge from authorities - Guardian -

...Hours before the deadline for paying the 15m yuan (£1.47m) fine, tax officials told the artist and human rights campaigner he could not use his mother's house as collateral and that there were problems with the funds he had raised in a public appeal.

"I only heard this morning about this money problem," Ai told the Guardian on Monday. "They put us in a very difficult situation. They are not following the law. There is nothing I can do"....
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