Saturday, July 2, 2011

Ai WeiWei and Hu Jia

VOANews about Free Speech activitsts Ai WeiWei and Hu Jia

China Frees Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei
State media say Ai released after confessing to tax evasion and because he suffers from chronic illness June 22, 2011

Colleagues of Chinese Artist Released from Detention
Ai Weiwei confirms that four of his associates were freed from detention this week, soon after he was released from prison on bail June 25, 2011

Chinese Dissident Released From Prison
Zeng Jinyan announces on the Internet social network Twitter that her activist husband, Hu Jia, was released from prison early Sunday

Chinese Artist Ordered to Pay Nearly $2 Million in Back Taxes
China says Ai Weiwei confessed to tax evasion but his family denies the allegation June 28, 2011

Debt-Laden Europe Cautious on China Human Rights
Europe increasingly looking to China for investment to shore up ailing economies, but some wary of China's human rights policies June 29,2011

Sculptures of Detained Chinese Artist on Exhibit in US
Series of sculptures entitled 'Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads' by Ai Weiwei is drawing crowds in New York May 17, 2011

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