23 April 2012

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Corrupt Chinese Courts Cheat Ai Weiwei In Legal Battle Against Beijing

  Ai Weiwei is in the midst of attempting to strike back at Beijing tax authorities who have arbitrarily imposed upon him a tax evasion penalty worth £1.5 million. But this effort to see justice done is being thwarted by the political corruption of Chinese legal system. While the courts have agreed to take his […]

13 April 2012

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Ai Weiwei Takes Legal Acton Against Chinese Government

Ai Weiwei is attempting to strike back at Beijing tax authorities who have arbitratily imposed tax evasion penalty worth £1.5 million Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is taking legal action against the Chinese government for their arbitrary enforcement of a tax evasion penalty worth £1.5 million. His case lies in the fact that the Beijing […]

13 January 2012

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Minister Under Fire For Refusing Ai Weiwei

Danish culture minister fails to meet Ai Weiwei during trip to China for fear of alienating Chinese government Danish culture minister Uffe Elbaek is under fire in his own country for neglecting to meet dissident artist Ai Weiwei during his recent trip to China – even though he met with several artists! The purpose of the […]

9 January 2012

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Chinese Government Have Mercy On Ai Weiwei

Spurious tax evasion charge against dissident artist Ai Weiwei to be reviewed Beijing tax authorities have agreed to review their ruling that Chinese artist/activist Ai Weiwei pay a multimillion dollar fine for ‘tax evasion’. The dissident artist reported that tax officials had informed him of this development last week, on Wednesday, by telephone. They told him […]

9 November 2011

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Ai Weiwei Harassment Bill Paid In Paper Airplanes

$800,000 flown and thrown to Ai Weiwei to help him pay harassment tax bill Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, has received more than $800,000 from thousands of supporters in a bid to help him pay a tax bill, widely recognised as government harassment. The Beijing tax bureau is demanding that Ai Weiwei pay 15 million […]