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About Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei is an artist and a social activist, currently residing in Beijing. In 2011, Ai was secretly detained by the police for 81 days. He was subsequently released on bail upon fabricated tax charges. The authorities have still denied him his passport. He won the Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent from the Human Rights Foundation in 2012.
Articles by Ai Weiwei
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En Liang Khong is openDemocracy’s assistant editor.