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Chinese court rejects artist Ai Weiwei appeal
Artist says the $2.4m tax evasion charge is part of an intimidation campaign to stop him from criticising government.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 05:09 GMT
Ai Weiwei pays tax bond 'to save associates'
Dissident artist says he paid $1.3m bond to government over tax row after officials threatened to hand case to police.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 19:50 GMT
Ai Weiwei vows to continue to speak out
Chinese artist tells Al Jazeera he has a duty to keep speaking out, even with his financial affairs under scrutiny.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2011 13:40 GMT
China hits Ai Weiwei with $2.3m tax bill
Chinese artist ordered to pay within 15 days or face jail in case he says is part of campaign to crush dissent.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2011 08:53 GMT
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei freed
State media cites "good attitude in confessing" to tax evasion, but others credit international pressure for release.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2011 19:34 GMT
Detained Ai Weiwei allowed to meet wife
Chinese artist said to be in good health as he is visited for the first time in six weeks since his detention.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 08:58 GMT
Concern for missing Chinese artist Ai Weiwei
Acclaimed artist's apparent detention draws international condemnation while his whereabouts remains a mystery.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2011 08:46 GMT
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