Friday, November 18, 2011

"We Need to Ai Weiwei": The Ai Weiwei Question on Chinese Social Media

As with the Wenzhou train collision last year, Chinese netizens are using images to circumvent censorship and show their support of Ai Weiwei.
This one shows Ai being whipped, with different types of punishments. The one the guard is holding says “tax evasion”. Others include stirring up trouble and causing a revolution.

hyperallergic.com
What has the response to Ai Weiwei’s tax case been like in China? Netizens are using images to circumvent censorship and show support.
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