Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Great Regulars: Authorities in Beijing have upheld

a U.S. $2.4 million tax evasion fine issued to outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in a move that has been widely seen as retaliation for his criticism of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.

Ai said the decision came suddenly after he made a trip to the tax bureau on Wednesday and vowed to continue to appeal the decision.

from Luisetta Mudie: Radio Free Asia: Ai Vows to Appeal Tax Decision


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