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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei speaks to the media in front of his home in Beijing on Tuesday November 1, 2011.
Tuesday, Nov. 01, 2011

Open quoteThis is ridiculous. This is not the way a great power should behave toward its citizens. Close quote

  • Chinese artist and dissident, who has been ordered by the government to pay $2.4 million in back taxes; he was detained for several months earlier this year
Photo: Kyodo News / AP | Source: New York Times