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Studio artist Ai Weiwei, without warning, demolished

BEIJING – Without him to warn the Chinese authorities started with the demolition of a studio in Beijing, the activist and artist Ai Weiwei. The sixty-year old dissident put on Instagram a video showing how his studio with a heavy machine is broken is made.

The artist had the building in industrial style six years ago. Seven years ago, the Chinese government is also a studio of Ai Weiwei in Shanghai demolition, because that would be illegal.

Through his political activism and open criticism of the powers that be came Ai Weiwei in his home country of China several times in the problems. In 2011, he was arrested and he had his passport to hand. He got it in 2015 back. Since then he lives in Berlin.

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